Shanpoietin 5000 IU Injection

Manufactured by Sanofi India Ltd
Composition: Epoetin Alfa
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Shanpoietin 5000 IU Injection is a synthetic form of a protein that regulates the formation of red blood cells in the body. It is used to treat anemia caused due to severe kidney disease or cancer medications. It is also used during certain surgeries to decrease the need for blood transfusion.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Shanpoietin 5000 IU Injection

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed after several days of administration.

Duration of effect

The time for which the effect of this medicine persists is subjected to variations depending on the intended use.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported

Usage in pregnancy?

Use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the potential benefits and risks should be considered before administering this medicine. Use of this medicine containing benzyl alcohol as an ingredient and use of multi-dose vial is not recommended for pregnant women.

Usage while breast-feeding?

Use of this medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding an infant unless absolutely necessary. The use of benzyl alcohol containing dosage forms or multi-dose vials are not recommended.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Shanpoietin 5000 IU Injection

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Shanpoietin 5000 IU Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Epotrust 5000 IU InjectionPanacea Biotec Ltd
Recormon 5000 IU InjectionAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd

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