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Drug information on Epofit (4000 iu) (Erythropoietin) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Epofit (4000 iu)

  Injection
Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Erythropoietin
 785.00
1Vial
1Vial
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Medical Condition(s) for which Epofit (4000 iu) may be prescribed


Side effects of Epofit (4000 iu)

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 Epofit (4000 iu)?

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

When is Epofit (4000 iu) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Epofit (4000 iu)

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 Epofit (4000 iu)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Epofit (4000 iu)

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



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