Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

Drug information on Epofer (4000 i.u) (Erythropoietin) from Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)

Epofer (4000 i.u)

  Injection
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)
Generic : Erythropoietin
 1,190.00
4000iu/1vial
1vial

Drug Name : Erythropoietin

Erythropoietin(Epogen) generic Epofer (4000 i.u) is a haematopoietic agent, prescribed for anemia in people with chronic kidney failure. It helps in the formation of red blood cells by the bone marrow.
More Info about Erythropoietin


Medindia currently has information on 3079 generic drugs and 110,061 brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us (info@medindia.net) if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.

Medical Condition(s) for which Epofer (4000 i.u) may be prescribed


Side effects of Epofer (4000 i.u)

High blood pressure, muscle and joint pain, flu-like syndrome, rashes and hives.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults: Subcutaneous- 3-times/week dosing: 150 units/kg 3 times/week.
Children: IV- Weekly dosing: 600 units/kg/week (max, 40,000 units/week).

How to use Epofer (4000 i.u)?

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

When is Epofer (4000 i.u) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Epofer (4000 i.u)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood clotting problems, cancer, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, porphyria, blood clot events, heart attack, infections, seizures, stroke, tumors, heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause seizures; do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Epofer (4000 i.u)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Epofer (4000 i.u)

Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C). Do not freeze.



Disclaimer :
Medindia.net updates the prices regularly, however despite that there may be discrepancies in the prices displayed. This can be due to many reasons including -
  • Difference in GST/local taxes
  • Change in price by the company
  • Updation of information may not have happened at the right time
For the above reasons Medindia cannot be held liable for any action taken based on the information provided by its website. The purpose of this website is to only provide the initial guidance and it does not intend to replace professional medical opinion in any manner whatsoever.

Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India
Substitutes for Epofer (4000 i.u)

View all

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.