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Epofer (Erythropoietin) Drug Price and Information

Erythropoietin (Epofer) 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.

Epofer - Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)

Epofer  Injection

Generic : Erythropoietin
Price Updated on Apr 19, 2023
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Drug information on Epofer (Erythropoietin) from Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)


Medical condition(s) for which Epofer may be prescribed

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).

Side effects of Epofer

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

How to use Epofer?

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


When Should Epofer not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.


Warnings and Precautions for Epofer

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

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Epofer

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

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