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Neo Recormon 3000 IU Injection

Manufacturer: Roche
Medicine composition: Epoetin Alfa
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Neo Recormon 3000 IU Injection helps in the production of red blood cells in the body by the use of recombinant DNA technology. It increases the count of red blood cells in the body and treats anemia caused due to chronic kidney failure, chemotherapy and HIV . People with high risk of blood loss due to surgeries can also use this injection to reduce their need for blood transfusion. This medication produces red blood cells by causing stimulation of the bone marrow.

Neo Recormon injection should not be taken if :

  • You are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • You have very high blood pressure.
  • You have developed pure red cell aplasia after receiving the first dose.

Neo Recormon has a few side effects such as cough, headache, joint or bone pain, mild muscle pain, muscle spasm, pain and redness in the injection site, nausea, vomiting and weight loss.

Ensure your doctor is informed about your other medications. Inform him if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you are on hemodialysis, if you have had or are scheduled to have a surgery recently. Consumption of Neo Recormon 3000 IU Injection should be exactly like prescribed by the doctor and the dosage should not increase more than what is recommended. Overdosing may cause severe side effects to occur.

This injection should be used with caution in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Consult a doctor to know more about this injection.

  • Chronic Kidney Disease Associated Anemia

  • Chemotherapy Associated Anemia

  • Anemia Due To Use Of Medicines

  • Anemia Associated With Surgery

  • Fever

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Mouth Sores

  • Headache

  • Muscle Or Joint Pain

  • Cough

  • Diarrhoea

  • Swelling And Redness At The Injection Site

  • Stomach Discomfort And Pain

  • Severe Skin Allergy

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Wheezing

  • Dizziness

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

  • Difficulty In Swallowing

  • Increased Blood Pressure

  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of effect for this medication depends on the intended use.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this injection can be observed within few days of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should avoid using this injection, unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor before using it.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Women who are breastfeeding an infant should not use Neo Recormon injection, unless absolutely necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Neo Recormon 3000 IU Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Contact your doctor if you have missed a scheduled dose of this medicine and follow all the instructions given.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

Neo Recormon 3000 IU Injection is a synthetic form of erythropoietin. It stimulates the proliferation and maturation of components that form the red blood cells in the body.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    Report the use of Ramipril of any other medicine used for lowering high blood pressure to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring of blood pressure level while using these medicines together.


    Report the use of either of the medication to the doctor. You may require undergoing clinical safety monitoring before using these medicines together.


    Report the use of thalidomide to the doctor before receiving epoetin alfa. The risk of clot formation and associated side effects are very high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medication or administer these medications after adjusting the dose and safety monitoring.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Patients having an elevated blood pressure level should exercise caution while using this injection.

    Seizure Disorders

    Patients suffering from seizure disorders should use some other safer alternative of this medication.

    Blood Clotting Disorder

    Those who suffer from blood clotting disorders should not use Neo Recormon injection.


    This injection should be used with caution in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Consult a doctor to know more about this injection.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
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