Darcept 25mg Injection

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Composition for Darcept 25mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia due to chronic kidney disease, Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Darcept Injection

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Uses of Darcept Injection

Darcept 25mg Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
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Side effects of Darcept Injection

Common

Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity.

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How to use Darcept Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Darcept Injection works

Darcept 25mg injection is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood cells) to produce more red blood cells.

In Depth Information on Darcept Injection

Expert advice for Darcept Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of blood disorders, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience chest pain, breathing problems, sudden/severe headache, or difficulty with vision, speech, or walking.
  • Requires regular BP monitoring.
  • Requires weekly haemoglobin(Hb) level monitoring when treatment starts and monthly thereafter. Hb level should not exceed 1 g/dL in any 14-day span.
  • Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Darcept 25mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Darcept 25mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Darcept 25mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Darcept 25mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Darcept 25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Darcept 25mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Darcept 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Darcept 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Darbepoetin alfa, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Darcept 25mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Darbepoetin alfa

Q. What is darbepoetin alfa used for?
Darbepoetin alpha is used to treat anemia associated with chronic kidney failure in adults and pediatric patients, and symptomatic anemia in adult cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and anemia
Q. How does darbepoetin alfa work?
Darbepoetin alfa works by stimulating bone marrow to produce more red blood cells thereby helps in reducing the symptoms of anemia.

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