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Hemax 2000iu Injection 2ml

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Hemax 2000 IU Description

Hemax Injection is used to treat low red blood cell count (anaemia) that occurs due to kidney disease, cancer chemotherapy, or HIV infection treatment. Anaemia is a condition where there is a shortage...
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ContainsErythropoietin(2000.0 Iu)
UsesAnaemia
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, fever
ClassificationHAEMATINICS
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Uses of Hemax 2000 IU

  • Hemax Injection is used for the treatment of anaemia that occurs because of cancer chemotherapy, HIV infection treatment with zidovudine, or kidney disease.
  • Hemax Injection is also used to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions in patients who are at high risk for blood loss due to planned, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery.

Contraindications of Hemax 2000 IU

  • If you are allergic to erythropoietin or any other ingredient of Hemax Injection.
  • If you are allergic to mammalian cell-derived products or albumin.
  • If you have high blood pressure that is not properly controlled.
  • If you have a condition called pure red cell aplasia where there is reduced or stopped red blood cell production.

Side effects of Hemax 2000 IU

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Hemax 2000 IU

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hemax Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Hemax Injection in pregnancy. This injection should be used in pregnancy only if your doctor recommends it after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hemax Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Hemax Injection passes into human breast milk. This injection may be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Hemax Injection?
A:
Hemax Injection may cause fits/seizures. If you experience any such symptoms which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hemax Injection?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Hemax Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Hemax Injection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or heart disease.
  • You have cancer.
  • You are undergoing dialysis.
  • You have a haemoglobin level greater than 11g/dL with heart or blood vessel disorder.
  • You are scheduled for surgery like coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) or orthopaedic surgery.
  • You are undergoing treatment for hepatitis C with medicines like interferon and ribavirin.
  • You have high blood pressure that is not properly controlled.
  • You have iron deficiency, infection, inflammation, or bleeding.
  • You experience seizures/fits after taking Hemax Injection.
  • You develop symptoms like skin rashes, swelling of the face and lips, red spots after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Hemax 2000 IU

How Does It Work?

Hemax Injection promotes the formation of red blood cells in the bone marrow which increases the red blood cell count in the body.

Directions for Use of Hemax 2000 IU

  • This injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Hemax 2000 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Hemax Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Hemax 2000 IU

  • Store in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C). Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Hemax 2000 IU

Overdose

Hemax Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Hemax Injection, please consult your doctor. Your doctor will recommend the best time for you or your child to be vaccinated.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Hemax Injection used for?

A: Hemax Injection is used for the treatment of anaemia that occurs because of cancer chemotherapy, HIV infection treatment with zidovudine, or kidney disease. It is also used to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions in patients who are at high risk for blood loss due to planned, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery.

Q: How will Hemax Injection be given to me?

A: Hemax Injections will be given to you either through the veins (intravenous) or under the skin (subcutaneous).

Q: Do I have to store this injection in the refrigerator or freezer?

A: You have to store this injection in the refrigerator. Do not freeze this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
HEMAX
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)

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