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Diabetes, low hemoglobin count, taking Epofit4000. Advised Eporise4000 due to non-availability. Is it safe?

Dear Dr My father is diabetic and hemoglobin count in low Doctor adviced him Epofit 4000 for 2 months in mumbai bt now he has moved to Uttar pradesh .Now the problem is Epofit 4000 is not avilable here instead some other doctor adviced him substitution as Eporise 4000 is that ok ?kindly advice accordingly. regards aariz badar
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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hi dear .....
Eporise 4000 has the same composition....
it contain Erythropioetine....
normally Erythropioetine is produce by kidney,and it is important for R.B.C formation .....
in diabetes kidney fail to form erythropioetine,so as a supplement should be given from out side it is safe ....
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