Dargen 60 mcg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Dargen Injection
Dargen 60 mcg Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
Dargen Injection side effects
Common
  • High blood pressure
  • Hypersensitivity
How to use Dargen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Dargen Injection works
Dargen 60 mcg 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.
Dargen Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dargen 60 mcg 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.
Lactation
Dargen 60 mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Dargen 60 mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Dargen 60 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dargen 60 mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Dargen 60 mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dargen 60 mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Dargen Injection?
If you miss a dose of Dargen 60 mcg Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Dargen 60 mcg Injection
Darbatitor 60mcg Injection
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Cresp 60mcg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • 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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FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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