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Eritrogen

Human recombinant erythropoietin

 

  • Composition
    Each prefilled syringe of Eritrogen contains the following active pharmaceutical ingredient:

    Eritrogen 1000 UI:
    1000 IU of human recombinant erytropoietin.

    Eritrogen 2000 UI:
    2000 IU of human recombinant erytropoietin.

    Eritrogen 4000 UI:
    4000 IU of human recombinant erytropoietin.

    Eritrogen 10000 UI:
    10000 IU of human recombinant erytropoietin.


  • Indications
    - Treatment of anaemia in patients with chronic renal failure.
    - Treatment of anaemia in patients infected with HIV in treatment with zidovudine.
    - Treatment of anaemia in cancer patients on chemotherapy.
    - Reduction of allogeneic blood transfusion in surgical patients, excluding cardiac and vascular surgeries.

  • Contraindications
    Eritrogen is contraindicated in the following cases:

    - Cancer patients receiving hormonal agents, biological products or radiotherapy, unless a concomitant myelosuppressive chemotherapy is carried out.
    - Patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy when healing is the final result expected.
    - In patients who wish to donate autologous blood coordinated for surgery.
    - Vascular or cardiac surgery coordinated patients. - As a transfusions substitute in patients who require immediate anaemia correction.
    - Uncontrolled arterial hypertension.
    - Serious allergic reactions to the active pharmaceutical ingredient or to the excipients of Eritrogen.
    - Pure red cell aplasia that begins after Eritrogen or other erythropoietin protein drugs treatment.


  • Presentation

    Eritrogen 1000 UI:
    Box containing 1 prefilled syringe with 0.5 mL of solution.

    Eritrogen 2000 UI:
    Box containing 1 prefilled syringe with 1 mL of solution.
    Box containing 5 prefilled syringes with 1 mL of solution.
    Box containing 100 prefilled syringes with 1 mL of solution.

    Eritrogen 4000 UI:
    Box containing 1 prefilled syringe with 1 mL of solution.
    Box containing 5 prefilled syringes with 1 mL of solution.
    Box containing 100 prefilled syringes with 1 mL of solution.

    Eritrogen 10000 UI:
    Box containing 1 prefilled syringe with 1 mL of solution.