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Eprex Drug Price and Information

Eprex is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, prescribed for anemia in people with chronic kidney failure.  

Eprex

  Injection
Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)
Generic : Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol
 930.00
2000iu/1vial
1vial
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    Drug information on Eprex (Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol) from Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)

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    Drug Name : Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol

    Epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol(Epogen) generic Eprex is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, prescribed for anemia in people with chronic kidney failure.
    More Info about Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol

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    Medical condition(s) for which Eprex may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult- IV- Initial dose: The recommended dose is 0.6 mcg/kg.

    Side effects of Eprex

    Severe Effect : Tumor growth, heart failure, kidney damage, high blood pressure, seizures and blood clot events.

    Heart : Low blood pressure.

    Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, vomiting and constipation.

    Infections : Upper respiratory tract infection and urinary tract infection.

    Central Nervous System : Headache.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle spasms, back pain and pain in extremities.

    Metabolic : Excess fluid.

    Respiratory : Increased cough.

    How to use Eprex?

    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Eprex not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Eprex

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, seizures, blood cell disorder, blood clotting disorder, or a history of stroke, blood clots, or heart attack, high blood pressure, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Patient may develop with increased risk of kidney failure, heart attack, heart failure and stroke; if it is so stop this medication immediately.

    Monitor blood pressure, hemoglobin level, signs and symptoms of allergic reactions regularly while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Eprex

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Eprex

    Store it in refrigerator (2° to 8°C), do not freeze it.



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