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ETHOXYPOLYPROPYLENE GLYCOL VINYLIC POLYMER

ETHOXYPOLYPROPYLENE GLYCOL VINYLIC POLYMER beta is an injection that is being given subcutaneously or intravenously for the treatment of anemia. It is a continuous erythropoietin receptor activator, and works to stimulate the production of red blood cells through interaction with the erythropoietin receptor on progenitor cells in the bone. There is an increase in RBC production. It is similar to epoetins but it has a longer duration of action.

Methoxy polyethylene glycol -epoetin beta is used to treat the following conditions:

Do not give Methoxy polyethylene glycol -epoetin beta to people with the following conditions:

Methoxy polyethylene glycol -epoetin beta may have the following side effects:

  • Pure red cell aplasia
  • Exacerbation of hypertension
  • Hypertensive encephalopathy
  • Seizures
  • Serious allergic reactions, such as angioedema, bronchospasm, anaphylaxis
  • Headache
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Hypotension
  • Peripheral edema
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Upper respiratorytract infection
  • Dyspnoea
  • UTI
  • Hypervolemia
  • Haemorrhage, changes in platelet count
  • Muscle spasm, bone pain, myalgia
  • Rash
  • Local pain
  • Fever

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Patients with history of heart disease or stroke
  • Perisurgical patients
  • Pregnancy and lactation

 

Interactions

There is no data regarding drug interactions with Methoxy polyethylene glycol -epoetin beta.

Symptoms of overdose include the following:

  • Elevated hemoglobin levels
  • Severe hypertension

 Available Brand:

  • Mircera

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