Wepox (40000 iu) Drug Price and Information

Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol (Wepox (40000 iu)) is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, prescribed for anemia in people with chronic kidney failure.  
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Wepox (40000 iu) - Wockhardt Limited

Wepox (40000 iu)  Injection

Generic : Epoetin Beta-Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Wepox (40000 iu) from Wockhardt Limited


When is Wepox (40000 iu) prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

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

What are the common side effects of Wepox (40000 iu)

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 Wepox (40000 iu)?

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


In which conditions should Wepox (40000 iu) be avoided?

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.


What are the Precautions needed with Wepox (40000 iu)

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.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

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

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