Medicine : Epofit (4000iu)

Name:Epofit (4000iu)
Type:Injection
Manufacturer:Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa , Erythropoietin
Composition:Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa(4000IU) , Erythropoietin(4000 Iu)
Substitutes:epofit (4000iu) , epofit (4000iu)


Generic ( Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa )



Typical use Of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa :Pharmaceutical Aid
Mechanism of action of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa :Not Known.
Drug Interaction of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa :None Mentioned.
Side effects of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.

INTERACTIONS OF RECOMBINANT HUMAN ERYTHROPOIETIN ALFA


How Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa

No Studies Found






Generic ( Erythropoietin )



Typical use Of Erythropoietin :Increase Yield Of Autologous Blood. Anaemia Of Chronic Renal Failure. Anaemia In Zidovudine-treated HIV Infected Patients. Anaemia Related To Non-myeloid Malignant Disease Chemotherapy.
Mechanism of action of Erythropoietin :Binding Of Erythropoietin To The Erythropoietin Receptor Leads To Receptor Dimerization, Which Facilitates Activation Of JAK-STAT Signaling Pathways Within The Cytosol. Activated STAT (signal Transducers And Activators Of Transcription) Proteins Are Then Translocated To The Nucleus Where They Serve As Transcription Factors Which Regulate The Activation Of Specific Genes Involved In Cell Division Or Differentiation.
Drug Interaction of Erythropoietin :Haematinics Enhance Efficiency. Increased Dose Of Heparin In Patients Undergoing Dialysis.
Side effects of Erythropoietin :Hypertension, Myalgia, Arthralgia, Flu-like Syndrome, Rashes And Urticaria, Hypertensive Crisis With Encephalopathy-like Symptoms E.g. Headache, Confusion, Generalised Seizures, Thrombosis.

INTERACTIONS OF ERYTHROPOIETIN


How Erythropoietin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Erythropoietin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Erythropoietin

No Studies Found