Throughout this section of the package insert, the Aranesp™ study numbers In 2 open-label studies, Aranesp™ or Epoetin alfa were administered for the. Package Insert Aranesp (Darbepoetin alfa) Amgen Inc. Table of Contents. Description Clinical Pharmacology Clinical Studies Indications and. This patient package insert contains information and directions for patients who will be receiving injections of Aranespä and their caregivers.

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Further, the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information available on this Web site cannot be guaranteed. Things to do before you inject Where to inject How to inject How to remove the detachable label Disposing. Seizure, cardiovascular, or hematologic disorders. Monitor BP reduce or withhold dose if hypertension occursfolate, Vit.

An overview of the efficacy and safety of novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein NESP. While you are using it How much Aranesp to inject When to inject Aranesp If you forget to use it If you inject too much overdose Things you must do Things you must not do.

Do not use Aranesp after the expiry date Exp. If there are any problems with administering the product, place the product back into original packaging and contact a pharmacy.

This leaflet answers some common questions about Aranesp darbepoetin alfa. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you have any problems while using Aranesp, even if you do not think the problems are connected with Aranesp or are not listed in this leaflet. Kidneys and how they work. It is important that you DO NOT try to give yourself the injection unless you have received special training from your doctor or nurse.

These measures will help to protect the environment. If you are not sure about giving the injection or you have any questions, please ask your doctor or nurse for help. Generic Name and Formulations: A condition called pure red cell aplasia PRCA has been rarely reported after months to years of treatment with recombinant forms of erythropoietin. Anemia of chronic kidney disease CKDincluding patients on and not on dialysis.


Erythropoietin encourages your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. Put the used pre-filled pen in the puncture-resistant sharps container. You will need to give yourself an injection once a week or in some cases once every two weeks or once a month.

Step 2 Maintain a firm skin pinch use your thumb to 1 press – you will hear a “click” – and 2 release the red button on top. Novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein NESP safely maintains hemoglobin concentration levels in hemodialysis patients as effectively as r-HuEPO when administered once weekly. For a more comfortable injection, leave the pre-filled syringe at room temperature for about 30 minutes before injecting. Where to inject How to inject into the abdomen using Aranesp SureClick pre-filled pen How to inject into the thigh or back of the arm using Aranesp SureClick pre-filled pen.

Your doctor may have prescribed Aranesp for another reason. Aranesp is used to treat anaemia that comes about because of chronic renal failure kidney failure.

There is not enough information at present to recommend using Aranesp in children. You may need to read it again. Increased risk of death, myocardial infarction, stroke, venous thromboembolism, thrombosis of vascular access.

Use lowest dose sufficient to avoid red blood cell transfusion. You need to inject the full contents of the syringe. Catch up on the weekend.

It will take your body a short time to make red blood cells, so it will be about 4 weeks before you notice pakage effect. Novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein NESP effectively maintains hemoglobin when administered at a reduced dose frequency compared with recombinant human erythropoietin in dialysis patients.

Remove the pre-filled syringe tray from the package and gather the supplies needed for your injection: Do not put the grey needle shield back on the used pre-filled pen. If you use Aranesp after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well. The needle shield on the pre-filled pen and the needle cover on the pre-filled syringe contain a derivative of latex.

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Consult your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you have any questions. Nephrol Dial Transplant ;16 suppl 3: Inseft follow all directions given to you by your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. Aranesp is given by injection, once a week or in some cases once every two weeks or packag every month.


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Grab the pre-filled syringe safety guard to remove the pre-filled syringe from the tray. Apply a dressing if needed. If someone else is injecting for you, they can also use the back of your arms. This section contains information on how to give yourself an injection using the Aranesp SureClick pre-filled pen.

As with all medicines, you should keep Aranesp out of the reach and sight of children. Comparators are generally selected from among existing drug products in the same 4th level of the Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical ATC System that are clinically equivalent in addressing the approved indication.

ARANESP Dosage & Rx Info | Uses, Side Effects – MPR

Aranesp will help your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells, like your natural erythropoietin. DO NOT rub the injection site. Eprex also shares the same indication as Aranesp and is used in Canada for treating anaemia in patients with chronic renal failure. Your doctor has given you Aranesp to treat your anaemia. The active ingredient of Aranesp is darbepoetin alfa that works in exactly the same way as the natural hormone erythropoietin.

If this condition develops, patients lose the good response they have been having to the treatment for anaemia.

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