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Epofit 4000 IU PFS
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Epofit 4000 IU PFS

4000 IU in 1 ml PFS

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Erythropoietin 4000 IU

Introduction of Epofit PFS

Epofit 4000 IU PFS is used in the treatment of anaemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or chemotherapy in adult and pediatric patients including patients on dialysis and patients on not dialysis. Epofit 4000 PFS works by stimulating the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.

Epofit 4000 IU Injection is not recommended for use in patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure.

Before taking Epofit Injection talk to your doctor about the potential risks and benefits of taking this medication, as well as any other questions or concerns you may have and also important to let your doctor you have any pre-existing diseases or using any medications, vitamins supplements, herbal medicine you are taking.


Uses of Epofit PFS

Treatment of symptomatic anaemia associated with chronic renal failure (CRF): Epofit is used in the treatment of symptomatic anaemia associated with chronic renal failure (CRF) in adults and paediatric patients, including patients on dialysis and patients not on dialysis.

Treatment of anaemia due to cancer chemotherapy: Epofit 4000 IU Injection is used in the treatment of anaemia in adult cancer patients with non-myeloid malignancies receiving chemotherapy.


Benefits of Epofit PFS

Epofit 4000 IU PFS can help increase the number of red blood cells in the body, which can improve symptoms of anaemia such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and weakness.

Epofit 4000 IU improving the symptoms of anaemia and reducing the need for blood transfusions, Epofit 4000 IU Injection can help improve a person's quality of life.


Side Effects of Epofit PFS

Like all medications, Epofit 4000 IU PFS can cause side effects but do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.


Most Common Side Effects of Epofit PFS

  • Feeling Sick
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting


Common Side Effects of Epofit PFS

  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling on the throat, lips, face, eyes or lips
  • Breathlessness
  • Eyesight problems
  • Numbness or weakness in one side of your body 
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Tiredness
  • Lack of energy
  • Wheezing
  • Skin blisters or peeling skin
  • Dizziness
  • Faining
  • Swollen hands or feet


How to Use Epofit PFS?

Epofit 4000 PFS is administered by a healthcare professional or nurse in a hospital or clinic setting. The specific dosing and administration of Epofit will depend on the clinical condition of the patient's age and medical history, and other factors. Kindly do not self-administer.


How Epofit PFS Works?

Epofit 4000 PFS containing Erythropoietin is a hormone produced by the kidneys that plays a critical role in the production of red blood cells. Red blood cells are responsible for carrying oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Erythropoietin is produced in response to low oxygen levels in the body. When oxygen levels are low, the kidneys release more EPO, which stimulates the production of red blood cells. As a result, the number of red blood cells in the body increases, and more oxygen is delivered to the body's tissues.


Safety Advices Epofit PFS

liver
Liver
Use with Caution

Epofit Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. It is important that patients with liver disease closely monitor liver function while taking Epofit 4000 IU Injection and report any unusual symptoms or changes in liver function to their doctor. The dose of Epofit 4000 IU may need to be adjusted in patients with liver disease.

kidney
Kidney
Safe

Epofit 4000 IU PFS is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epofit 4000 IU PFS is recommended. If you experience any side effects please consulnt your doctor.

driving
Driving
Unsafe

Epofit 4000 IU PFS may cause dizziness, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating and coordinating, which may affect your ability to drive a vehicle safely. It is important to follow your doctor's instructions and take necessary precautions such as avoiding driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you suffer from the side effects of this Epofit 4000 IU.

breastfeeding
Breastfeeding
Unsafe

It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking Epofit 4000 PFS. Epofit 4000 PFS may pass into breast milk and harm the infant. If you are breastfeeding and taking Epofit Injection, it is important to talk to your doctor about the possible risks and benefits of continuing to breastfeed. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.

pregnancy
Pregnancy
Unsafe

Use of Epofit 4000 PFS may be unsafe during pregnancy as animal studies indicate that it may harm the developing foetus. However, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it is important to talk to your doctor about the potential risks and benefits of taking Epofit 4000 IU Injection during pregnancy. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.

alcohol
Alcohol
Unsafe

It is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while taking Epofit 4000 IU PFS. It may increase the risk of liver damage. it is best to avoid alcohol or limit your alcohol consumption while taking any medication.


References

1. https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/product-information/neorecormon-epar-product-information_en.pdf 

2. https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/profs/datasheet/e/eprexinj.pdf 

3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21095491/ 

4. https://medikamio.com/en-gb/drugs/epoetin-alfa-hexal-4000-iu04-ml-solution-for-injection-in-apre-filled-syringe/pil 

5. https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00041771.PDF

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