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Unihep 5000iu Injection 0.5ml

By UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD
Refrigerated
0.5ml Injection
24.65*
MRP 29.00
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Unihep 5000 IU Description

Unihep 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 shorta

ge of enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to your body's tissues. Unihep contains erythropoietin as the active substance that works by increasing the red blood cell count in the body. It can be used in both adults and children. It will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹24.65
You Save₹4.35 (15% on MRP)
ContainsErythropoietin(5000.0 Iu)
UsesAnaemia
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, fever
TherapyHAEMATINICS
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uses

Uses of Unihep 5000 IU

  • Unihep Injection is used for the treatment of anaemia that occurs because of cancer chemotherapy, HIV infection treatment with zidovudine, or kidney disease.
  • Unihep 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

Contraindications of Unihep 5000 IU

  • If you are allergic to erythropoietin or any other ingredient of Unihep 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Unihep 5000 IU

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Unihep 5000 IU

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Unihep Injection?
A:
Unihep 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

Alcohol

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

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 Unihep Injection.
  • You develop symptoms like skin rashes, swelling of the face and lips, red spots after taking this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Unihep 5000 IU

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Unihep 5000 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

Interactions of Unihep 5000 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Unihep 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Unihep 5000 IU

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

Dosage of Unihep 5000 IU

Overdose

Unihep 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 Unihep 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 Unihep Injection used for?

A: Unihep 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 Unihep Injection be given to me?

A: Unihep 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.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)
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