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GENERIC NAME : ERYTHROPOTIEN
Composition : Erythropoietin 10000 IU
Treatment with Vintor 10000IU Injection
Vintor 10000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
Self Care Tips:
- Requires regular BP monitoring.
- Requires weekly haemoglobin(Hb) level monitoring when treatment starts and monthly thereafter. Hb level should not exceed 1 g/dL in any 14-day span.
- Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.
The patient must take certain measures before and while using Vintor 10000IU Injection to ensure proper treatment and avoid any unreasonable scenario. These include :-
- Vintor 10000IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
- Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
- Vintor 10000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
- Vintor 10000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
- Vintor 10000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vintor 10000IU Injection is recommended.
- Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
- Vintor 10000IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vintor 10000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Some of the side effects are :-
- Increased Blood Pressure
How Vintor Injection Works
Vintor 10000IU 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.
What if you miss a dose of Vintor Injection?
If you miss a dose of Vintor 10000IU Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.