Dargen 60mcg Injection

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for Dargen 60mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia, Anemia due to chemotherapy, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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₹4900.0/Injection
0.3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Dargen Injection

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Uses of Dargen Injection

Dargen 60mcg Injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Dargen Injection

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

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How to use Dargen Injection

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

How Dargen Injection works

Dargen 60mcg 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 Dargen Injection

Expert advice for Dargen 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dargen 60mcg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dargen 60mcg 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
Dargen 60mcg 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
Dargen 60mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Dargen 60mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Dargen 60mcg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dargen 60mcg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dargen 60mcg 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 Dargen 60mcg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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