Wepox 10000IU Injection

Brand Name Wepox 10000IU Injection
Salt Composition

Recombinant human erythropoietin alfa (10000IU)

Strength 10000IU
Product Form Injection
Pack 1ml Prefilled Syringe
Storage Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze
Category

Anaemia

SubCategory

Anaemia

Country of Origin India
Manufacturer

Wockhardt Ltd

Manufacturer/Marketer Address Wockhardt Ltd, No 94 B, Abhiramapuram 4th St, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018
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    Medical Description of Wepox 10000IU Injection

    Wepox 10000IU injection contains Erythropoietin alfa 10000IU a hematopoietic growth factor used in the treatment of anemia that occurs due to chronic kidney disease and cancer chemotherapy and in patients who are taking medicine to treat HIV. It produces its action by producing red blood cells by stimulating bone marrow.


    Wepox 10000IU Injection Uses

    It is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and cancer chemotherapy


    Wepox 10000IU Injection Benefits

    Anemia due to chronic kidney diseases:

    Chronic kidney disease is a loss of kidney function over a long period and this leads to anemia. Anemia occurs when your body does not have sufficient red blood cells to carry oxygen around the body. The use of this medicine boosts red blood cells and helps to reduce the symptoms of anemia such as tiredness and weakness.

    Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy:

    Chemotherapy causes many side effects one of the major side effects is anemia. The use of this medicine boosts the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow and controls the hemoglobin level in the blood.


    Wepox 10000IU Injection Indication

    The Wepox 10000IU injection is prescribed for the following indications to anemia due to chronic kidney disease and cancer chemotherapy


    Mechanism of action of Wepox 10000IU Injection

    Wepox 10000IU injection contains Erythropoietin alfa a hematopoietic growth factor that produces its action by boosting the bone marrow, which produces red blood cells.


    How Wepox 10000IU Injection works

    Wepox 10000IU injection contains Erythropoietin alfa 40mcg a hematopoietic growth factor that produces its action by boosting the bone marrow, which produces red blood cells.


    Wepox 10000IU Injection Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Erythropoietin
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients with uncontrolled hypertension
    • Pure red cell aplasia begins after the treatment with Erythropoietin alfa
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in cancer patients whose anemia is caused by other than chemotherapy


    Wepox 10000IU Injection Side Effects

    • Hypertension
    • Vomiting
    • Rash
    • Headache
    • Diarrhea
    • Dizziness
    • Fatigue
    • Chest pain
    • Injection site reaction
    • Muscle spasm
    • Seizures


    FAQs for Wepox 10000IU Injection

    • Can Wepox injection affect blood pressure?

    Yes, the use of this medicine can affect your blood pressure. Kindly monitor your blood pressure level while you are receiving this medicine. Stop the medicine if the blood pressure remains uncontrolled.

    • How long does it take for an Wepox injection to start working?

    After 2-6 weeks of starting using this medicine, you can notice an increase in the count of red blood cells.

    • Is Wepox injection safe to use?

    It is a medicine that needs to be used very carefully because the use of this medicine may lead to serious side effects and even death of the patients. So without consulting with a doctor do not take this medicine.


    Precautions and general warning of Wepox 10000IU Injection

    Alcohol

    It is not clear that consuming alcohol is safe while you are receiving this medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered safe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it does not affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    It is considered unsafe during pregnancy it may produce harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered safe during breastfeeding because it does not excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in patients with renal impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Liver Disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe liver impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Wepox 10000IU Injection

    It is injected by a health care professional in doctor clinics, and hospitals. Use the injection as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine when you feel better kindly consult together with your doctor.


    Use of Wepox 10000IU Injection in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the medicine is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Wepox 10000IU Injection in children

    Safety and efficacy were not established in children who are below 1 month old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Wepox 10000IU Injection in Elderly Patients

    Wepox 10000IU injection should be used with caution in patients in an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • The use of this medicine increases the risk of serious cardiovascular events including strokes and thromboembolic events
    • Therapy should be administered with caution in  patients with porphyria, sickle cell anemia, and thalassemia
    • Severe anemia and low reticulocyte count develop during treatment
    • The use of this medicine increases the risk of seizures in patients with chronic kidney diseases and tumor progression in patients with cancer.
    • Increased mortality, myocardial infarction, stroke, thromboembolism angioedema. bronchospasm, skin rash, and urticaria were reported


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reactions like rashes and itching
    • You have a receiving any concomitant medication and disease
    • You develop shortness of breath


    General instructions

    Erythropoietin alfa 10000IU is a hematopoietic growth factor used in the treatment of anemia that occurs due to chronic kidney disease and cancer chemotherapy and in patients who are taking medicine to treat HIV. It produces its action by producing red blood cells by stimulating bone marrow.


    Drug Interaction of Wepox 10000IU Injection

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Cyclosporine + Erythropoietin alfa     

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine increases the blood pressure

    Dichlorphenamide + Erythropoietin alfa   

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine increases the serum potassium level

    Methyltestosterone + Erythropoietin alfa

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of methyltestosterone increases the effect of erythropoietin by pharmacodynamic synergism.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    No data is available kindly consult with your doctor

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Seizures

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with a history of seizures because the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents increases the risk of seizures in patients who are with chronic renal failure.

    Hemodialysis

    The use of an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent increases the hematocrit and decreases plasma volume. During hemodialysis patients may need increased anticoagulation with heparin to prevent clotting.

    Hypertension:

    The use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension because the use of this medicine may cause an increase in blood pressure levels.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose on this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 2-8°C in the refrigerator.
    • Do not freeze
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    • Wepox 10000IU injection contains Erythropoietin alfa 10000IU a hematopoietic growth factor used in the treatment of anemia that occurs due to chronic kidney disease and cancer chemotherapy and in patients who are taking medicine to treat HIV.
    • It produces its action by producing red blood cells by stimulating bone marrow.
    • Your doctor will do a blood test regularly to monitor the level of hemoglobin, blood cells, and electrolytes such as potassium
    • Inform your doctor if you have experienced shortness of breath or skin rash