|Composition : ||2500IU /1 ml, 4000IU/ 1ml, 10000IU/1ml|
|Indications : ||Anaemia of chronic renal failure, AIDS cases receiving Lidovudine, anaemia in premature babies, to permit autologous blood transfusion.|
|Contraindications : ||Hypersensitivity.|
|Safety Profile : ||Monitoring of haematocrit and blood pressure should be done. Stop the treatment if hypertensive encephalopathy occurs.|
|Adverse Effects : ||Excess haemopoiesis leading on to high blood viscosity (Hypertension) and effects due to excess platelets i.e. vascular thrombosis.|
|Dosage :||Start with 25-50 I U/kg.|
IU over 1-2 min 3 times a week. Increase by 25 I U/kg. increments in 4 weeks interval.
Maintenance dose 100-300 I U/kg weekly for 2-3 injections.
|Purity :||Not less than 99%.|