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Drug information on Erypro (Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol) from Biocon India Ltd. 

Erypro

  Injection
Biocon India Ltd. 
Generic : Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol
 675.00
2000iu/1vial
1vial

Drug Name : Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol

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


Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Erypro may be prescribed


Side effects of Erypro

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Erypro?

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

When is Erypro not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Erypro

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 Erypro

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Erypro

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



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