Information about Darbepoetin alfa
Darbepoetin alfa Uses
How Darbepoetin alfa works
Darbepoetin alfa 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.
Common side effects of Darbepoetin alfa
High blood pressure, Rash, Injection site pain, Breathlessness, Cough, Peripheral edema, Procedural hypotension (low blood pressure), Convulsion, Thromboembolism
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Expert advice for Darbepoetin alfa
- Darbepoetin alfa helps in the treatment of anemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or cancer chemotherapy.
- It is given as a single injection under your skin.
- Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor the levels of hemoglobin, blood cells and electrolytes such as potassium in your blood.
- Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, problems with your eyesight, nausea, vomiting or fits (seizures).
- Stop taking Darbepoetin alfa and inform your doctor if you develop shortness of breath or skin rash.