What is Peginesatide Injection
Peginesatide Injection is a drug that is used to treat anemia. It is a man-made form of a hormone called erythropoietin that is produced naturally in the body.
Anemia is a condition in which there is a low level of red blood cells in the blood. This can cause symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and dizziness. Peginesatide Injection helps to increase the number of red blood cells in the body, which can help to relieve these symptoms.
Benefits of Peginesatide Injection
and Its Uses.
Peginesatide injection is a medication used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease in adults. Anemia is a condition in which there are not enough red blood cells in the body. This can cause symptoms such as tiredness, shortness of breath, and dizziness. Peginesatide injection works by increasing the number of red blood cells in the body.
Peginesatide injection is available as a brand-name drug called Ocrevus. It is also available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version.
Side Effects and Dosage of Peginesatide Injection
Peginesatide injection is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) in people on dialysis.
Peginesatide injection is also used to treat anemia caused by myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in people who are receiving treatment for MDS.
Peginesatide injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Peginesatide injection comes in a prefilled cartridge that is injected under the skin (subcutaneous injection) once a week.
Peginesatide injection is usually given for only a few weeks until your anemia is corrected.
Possible side effects of peginesatide injection include:
pain, swelling, or bruising at the injection site
low blood pressure (hypot