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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Epomax 5000. Please consult your doctor.
Epomax 5000 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Epomax 5000 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.... View More
Epomax 5000 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epomax 5000 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epomax 5000 is recommended. Regular monitoring of kidney function test... View More
Epomax 5000 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epomax 5000 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Epomax 5000 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... View More
Uses of Epomax 5000
- Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
- Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
Side effects of Epomax 5000
- High blood pressure
How to use Epomax 5000
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Epomax 5000 works
Epomax 5000 is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood... View More
What if you forget to take Epomax 5000?
If you miss a dose of Epomax 5000, please consult your doctor.
- Epomax 5000 helps in the treatment of anemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or cancer chemotherapy.
- It is given as a single injection under your skin.
- Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor the levels of hemoglobin, blood cells and electrolytes such as potassium in your blood.
- Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe... View More
- Stop taking Epomax 5000 and inform your doctor if you develop shortness of breath or skin rash.
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.
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