Epocept 4000IU Injection Description:
Epocept 4000IU Injection is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood cells) to produce more red blood cells.
Epocept 4000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
Increased blood pressure, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How should Epocept be stored?
In the hospital, pre-filled syringes are stored unopened in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees centigrade. If you are using at home, it is important that the pre-filled syringe is stored in your refrigerator although not in the freezer compartment. It should not be frozen. Allow the pre-filled syringe to reach room temperature prior to using it. This usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes. Epocept pre-filled syringes that are being used or about to be used can be kept at room temperature (not above 25?C) for a maximum single period of 7 days. Pre filled syringes should be protected from light.
What to do if you use too much Epocept?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Epocept has been injected.
When should Epocept not be used?
Epocept should not be used:- 1) after the expiry date on the label, 2) if the seal is broken, 3) if the liquid is colored or you can see particles floating in it, 4) if you know, or think that it may