DARCEPT 40MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR DARCEPT 40mg injection

Darbepoetin Alfa(40mg)

food interaction for DARCEPT injection

alcohol interaction for DARCEPT injection

pregnancy interaction for DARCEPT injection

lactation interaction for DARCEPT injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Darcept 40mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DARCEPT 40mg injection

Darbepoetin Alfa(40mg)

Darcept injection uses

Darcept 40mg injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How darcept injection works

Darcept 40mg injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.

Common side effects of darcept injection

Rash, Injection site pain, Pulmonary thromboembolism, Arterial thromboembolism (blood clot in artery), Edema, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR DARCEPT 40MG INJECTION

Patients taking DARCEPT 40MG INJECTION

  • 72%
    Once A Week
  • 22%
    Once A Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Month

SUBSTITUTES FOR DARCEPT injection

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Expert advice FOR DARCEPT injection

• Tell your doctor if you experience unusual fatigue, shortness of breath, severe headache drowsiness, confusion, problems with eyesight, nausea vomiting or fits as it indicates that you have high blood pressure.
• Consult your physician if you have high blood pressure, sickle cell anemia, liver diseases, hepatitis C, fits or any allergy to latex.
• Use the lowest dose sufficient to reduce the need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.
• You will be regularly monitored for hemoglobin levels, as very high hemoglobin may increase the risk of heart or blood vessel disorders.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
• Should not be given to patients allergic to darbepoetin alfa or any of its ingredients.  
• Should not be given to patient who have had pure red cell aplasia (PRCA, a type of anemia) with the use of darbepoetin alfa.
• Should not be given to patients who have poorly controlled high blood pressure despite medication.

Frequently asked questions FOR DARCEPT 40mg injection

Darbepoetin Alfa

Q. What is darbepoetin alfa non-ESRD?
Darbepoetin alfa is protein, it is similar to human erythropoietin. Darbepoetin alfa can be used for anemia in end stage renal disease (ERSD) which is the last stage of chronic kidney disease
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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)