Mircera® Generic Name: epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol
3rd. generation Highest Quality EPO drug with Long-lasting effect, one of the best available on the market. It is enough only one injection in 4 weeks.
Mircera® (epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol) an erythropoietin stimulating agent (ESA) is categorized as a recombinant drug.
Erythropoietin, a hormone produced by the liver and kidneys, can be stimulated using Mircera drug.
Erythropoietin (EPO) assists erythropoiesis, a process of production of red blood cells in bone marrow. In turn, red blood cells enhance the oxygen-carrying capacity of human blood.
Clinically Recombinant erythropoietin drugs are used in the treatment of anemia.
|Athletes use Mircera as a doping agent. Blood doping is a process that significantly increases the amount of hemoglobin by artificially boosting up the number of human red blood cells. The process renders endurance with the access of oxygen as fuel to an athlete’s muscles.|
What Mircera is?
Mircera Injection is a recombinant drug of epoetin beta and methoxy polyethylene glycol which differs from erythropoietin because of its chemical composition. Both are proteins produced in Hamster ovarian cells and the EPO used in manufacturing is the active component of the registered product NeoRecormon (Roche).
Initial dose: 0.6mcg/kg for an adult with chronic renal failure administered twice a month.
Maintenance dose: can be administered when required.
For example, if you weigh 60 kg your recommended dose will be 30-50 micrograms once every two weeks or 75-100 micrograms once every month.
How to administer?
It should be administered exactly as prescribed. It can be administered intravenously or subcutaneously. In the case of a child, the administered dose should be intravenous and for an adult, it can be applied under the skin. IV is an approved method for dialysis and pediatric patients.
Mircera is available as a single-dose prefilled syringe or solution. It is colorless to slightly yellow. When packed it is transparent so in case of color change or particle presence call your supplier to provide a new dose.
Mircera is available as a single dose injection in a pre-filled syringe. Prepare injection when you are ready to give it. Discard the unused portion as this injection can be administered once. Do not mix mircera with any parental solution.
SlimCat pharmacy have it in 75mcg/0.3ml, 100mcg/0.3ml, 200mcg/0.3ml
If a dose is missed:
Missed dose can be taken as soon as possible in addition to the regular dose at scheduled time. Call your doctor in case of overdose.
Store prefilled syringe in refrigerator below 10 oC.
Do not freeze or shake vigorously
Keep the medicine in the original container
Protect from direct light
Store pre-filled syringe in cool and throw away after 30 days
Keep away from child and pet