Epoetin is a medicine that helps your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. It is used to treat a type of anemia caused by kidney disease. It is ... View More
Uses of Epoetin
Side effects of Epoetin
How to use Epoetin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Epoetin works
Epoetin is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood cel... View More
What if you forget to take Epoetin?
If you miss a dose of Epoetin, please consult your doctor.
Anemia associated with Chronic Renal Failure, including patients on dialysis (ESRD) and patients not on dialysis, Anemia in patients with non-myeloid ma... View More
Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Anemia Reduction of need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) Patient ... View More
Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Anemia <1 month: Safety and efficacy not established >1 month: 50 units/kg IV/SC 3 times weekly initially; if patien... View More
Uncontrolled hypertension, hypersensitivity to mammalian cell products and human albumin.
Mode of Action
Erythropoietin regulates erythropoiesis by stimulating the differentiation and proliferation of erythroid precursors, stimulating the release of reticul... View More
Erythropoietin should be used with caution in those patients with controlled hypertension, ischaemic vascular disease, history of seizures, or suspected... View More
>10% Pyrexia (10-42%),Nausea (11-35%),Hypertension (14-27%),Cough (4-26%),Vomiting (12-28%),Pruritus (12-21%),Rash (2-19%),Headache (5-18%),Arthralgias... View More
Haematinics enhance efficiency. Increased dose of heparin in patients undergoing dialysis.