Anfoe Pfs 2000 Iu Injection 1
Erythropoietin is used for the treatment of anemia in the patients with chronic renal failure. It is also prescribed to treat anemia in patients with cancer or HIV.
How does the drug work ?
Erythropoietin is a hormone produced by the kidney. It promotes the formation of red blood cells by the bone marrow. Erythropoietin simulates erthyropoiesis (formation of red blood cells) and induces the release of reticulocytes from the bone marrow into the blood. Therefore, it increases the number of red blood cells and treats anemia in the patient with kidney failure, cancer or HIV. I
What are the common side effects ?The commons side effects of erythropoietin are abdominal or stomach pain, accumulation of pus, blurred vision, difficulty in breathing, irregular or nosiy breathing, chest pain, discomfort, chills, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, irregular heartbeat, skin discoloration at the injection site, vomiting and weight gain.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Patients allergic to Anfoe PFS or similar drugs should avoid taking Anfoe PFS to prevent hypersensitivity reaction.
• Anfoe is contraindicated in the patients with severe high blood pressure and aplasia.
• Anfoe PFS is prescribed with caution to pregnant and breast feeding females.
• Nausea, vomiting and fever or chills are the common side effects of Anfoe PFS. Consult the physician to reduce or prevent the side effects of the medication.
• Anfoe PFS should be prescribed with caution for the treatment of anemia in patients with thalassemia.
• It is important to maintain a normal or stable blood pressure in the patients who are receiving Anfoe PFS.
1. Should I undergo any lab test while taking erythropoietin? Blood pressure, blood cell counts, kidney function, blood electrolyte levels, and blood iron levels, are usually recorded in the patients who are on erythropoietin therapy. Consult the physician to know more.
2. Is it safe to take erythropoietin during pregnancy? The effect of erythropoietin on the fetus is unknown. So, it is not prescribed with caution in pregnant patients. .
3. Can I take any other medications along with erythropoietin? You must discuss with the physician before taking any other medications.
4. Is erythropoietin used for the treatment of anemiain patients with chronic kidney failure? Yes, erythropoietin is prescribed for the treatment of anemia in patients with chronic kidney failure.
5. Is erythropoietin used for the treatment of anemia in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy for cancer? Yes, erythropoietin can be used for treatment of anemia in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. However, it is important to consult the specialist who is providing treatment to patient for cancer before prescribing the medication.