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Erypeg 50mcg Injection

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Salt Composition : Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa/epoetin Alfa


Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 4891.5
Price :3180
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1 Prefilled Syringe(s) Of 0.3ml

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Introduction to Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Erypeg 50mcg injection contains active components such as Recombinant human erythropoietin alfa/epoetin alfa. It is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs called erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs). This medication treats anemia caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD), cancer chemotherapy, or HIV infection treatment with zidovudine. It also reduces the need for red blood cell transfusions in patients at high risk for blood loss due to planned surgery or other procedures.

Erypeg 50mcg injection should not be used in patients with hypersensitivity to it or any of its components, uncontrolled hypertension, active thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), pure red cell aplasia (PRCA), uncontrolled seizures, pregnancy, or lactation. It should also be used cautiously in patients with a history of blood clots, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, liver disease, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, leukemia, or cancer. It should only be used in children under 18 if the benefits outweigh the risks. Older adults taking this medication should be closely monitored for side effects. Before starting this medication, it is important to talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of Erypeg 50mcg injection.

Uses of Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Erypeg 50mcg injection is used in the following:

  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Cancer chemotherapy
  • HIV infection treatment with zidovudine

Therapeutic Effects of Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Erypeg 50mcg injection works by stimulating the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues, so increasing the number of red blood cells can help to treat anemia.

Interaction of Erypeg 50mcg Injection with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Erypeg 50mcg injection, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 

More Information about Erypeg 50mcg Injection

  • Should be stored at room temperature, between 2°C to 8°C
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Erypeg 50mcg injection Zyrop is given by subcutaneous injection, which means it is injected under the skin. The injection is usually given in the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm.

Safety Advices for Erypeg 50mcg Injection

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If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of Erypeg 50mcg injection.

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Breast Feeding


Erypeg 50mcg injection's safety during breastfeeding is not well established. Consult a healthcare provider before using this medication while breastfeeding. 

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If you have lung conditions, it is advisable to consult your healthcare provider before taking Erypeg 50mcg injection.

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Erypeg 50mcg injection can cause liver problems in some people. If you have liver disease, you should talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medication.

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It is unsafe to take Erypeg 50mcg injection with alcohol as it can increase your risk of side effects.

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It is not safe to drive after receiving Erypeg 50mcg injection as it can cause drowsiness and dizziness.

Side Effects of Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Erypeg 50mcg injection causes some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them. 


  • Blood clots
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Death
  • High blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Tumor growth
  • Allergic reactions
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems
  • Bone marrow problems


  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle cramps
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Redness, swelling, or itching at the injection site
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Chills
  • Fever

Word of Advice

Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, liver disease, and cancer. Be careful if you have a history of blood clots. Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking Erypeg 50mcg injection. Get regular blood tests to monitor your red blood cell count and other blood levels. Do not self-inject this medication It should only be injected by a doctor or nurse. If you experience any side effects, tell your doctor immediately. Be careful when getting up from a sitting or lying position to avoid dizziness. Drink plenty of fluids to help prevent dehydration, which can increase your risk of blood clots. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns about taking this medication.


Q 1. What happens if I miss a dose of Erypeg 50mcg injection?

If you miss a Erypeg 50mcg injection dose, contact your doctor as soon as possible. They will advise you on whether you need to take a double dose.

Q 2. How long does it take for Erypeg 50mcg injection to work?

It usually takes about 2-4 weeks for Erypeg 50mcg injection to start working. However, the time it takes for the medication to work can vary depending on the patient's circumstances.

Q 3. Can I get Erypeg 50mcg injection over the counter?

No, Erypeg 50mcg injection is a prescription medication and cannot be purchased over the counter.

Q 4. What is the dosage of Erypeg 50mcg injection?

The dosage of Erypeg 50mcg injection will vary depending on your individual circumstances. Your doctor will determine the appropriate dosage for you.

Q 5. What are the most common side effects of Erypeg 50mcg injection?

The most common side effects of Erypeg 50mcg injection are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle cramps, pain at the injection site, and redness, swelling, or itching at the injection site. Serious side effects, such as blood clots, stroke, heart attack, and death, can also occur.

Q 6. What should I do if I have a leftover Erypeg 50mcg injection?

If you have a leftover Erypeg 50mcg injection, you should return it to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not throw it away in the trash.

Fact Box of Erypeg 50mcg Injection

Molecule name: Recombinant human erythropoietin alfa/epoetin alfa

Therapeutic class: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs)

Pharmacological class: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs)


1. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) 

2. Cancer chemotherapy 

3. HIV infection treatment with zidovudine 


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  2. Ortho Biotech Products, L.P, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised date Aug 2008], [Accessed date 2nd April 2021],
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Haematinics and erythropoietin, 7th edition, 2013, 611.


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