MIRCERA 50 MCG INJECTION

SKU: AH_NEP_6995 Category:

Generic : Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta (50mcg)

Treatment : Anemia Due To Chronic Kidney Disease

Pack size  : 0.3 Ml (Prefilled Syringe)

Manufacturer : Roche Products India Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$104.20

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Mircera 50mcg Injection is used to treat anemia in people with chronic kidney disease (long-term serious kidney disease). It works by stimulating the stem cells of the bone marrow to increase red blood cells production. This way it helps to reverse anemia.

Mircera 50mcg Injection is generally given by a doctor or a nurse. Do not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose depends on your body weight and the severity of your condition. Get the injection regularly until you completed the dose. Iron supplements both before and during treatment may make this treatment more effective.

Before using the medicine, tell your doctor if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, or gout (disease of joint pain). You should also tell him/her what other medicines you are taking in case they affect this treatment. Your blood pressure should be checked often during this treatment by you or your doctor. You may also need other regular medical tests to be sure this medicine is not causing harmful effects. It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

 

BENEFITS OF MIRCERA INJECTION

In Treatment of Anemia due to chronic kidney disease

Anemia is a condition where your body does not have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around your body. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to the loss of normal kidney function over a long span of time. CKD progresses gradually over a few years but may become permanent if left untreated. CKD can lead to anemia. Mircera 50mcg Injection can boost your levels of red blood cells and reduce the symptoms of anemia such as tiredness and weakness. Taking this medicine improves the quality of life.

 

HOW TO USE MIRCERA INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW MIRCERA INJECTION WORKS

Mircera 50mcg Injection works by sending signals to the bone marrow to increase the production of red blood cells. This way it helps in treating anemia in patients who have chronic kidney disease.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mircera 50mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mircera 50mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CAUTION
Mircera 50mcg Injection should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Mircera 50mcg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Mircera 50mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Mircera 50mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

No interactions found.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE MIRCERA INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Mircera 50mcg 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.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mircera

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Body ache
  • Vomiting

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 0.3 ml

pack form  – prefilled syringe

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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