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Wepox (5000 iu) (Erythropoietin) Drug Price and Information

Wepox (5000 iu) 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.

Wepox (5000 iu)

  Injection
Wockhardt Limited
Generic : Erythropoietin
 1,400.00
5000iu/1vial
1vial
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    Drug information on Wepox (5000 iu) (Erythropoietin) from Wockhardt Limited

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    Drug Name : Erythropoietin

    Erythropoietin(Epogen) generic Wepox (5000 iu) 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.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Wepox (5000 iu) 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 Wepox (5000 iu)

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

    How to use Wepox (5000 iu)?

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

    When Should Wepox (5000 iu) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Wepox (5000 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 Wepox (5000 iu)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Wepox (5000 iu)

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



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