Dargen Injection contains Darbepoetin alfa as it's active medicine. It is used in the treatment of anaemia (low haemoglobin level in blood) due to long term kidney disease and medication (chemotherapy) used in the treatment of certain types of cancer. Dargen works by increasing the production of red blood cells in bone marrow (soft and spongy tissue inside of bones, where blood is formed). This Injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional such as doctor or nurse ay hospital or clinc....
Q: How much time does it take to increase haemoglobin level after starting treatment with Dargen Injection?
A: It takes around 2 to 6 weeks for rise in haemoglobin level in blood after starting treatment with Dargen Injection.
Q: Is Dargen Injection used always for treatment of anemia?
A: Dargen Injection is used only if anaemia is due to long term kidney disease (chronic kidney disease) and medication (chemotherapy) use for treatment of cancer (excluding cancer of bone marrow and blood cells).
Q: Does Dargen Injection cause high blood pressure?
A: Dargen Injection can cause high blood pressure especially in patients having long term kidney disease. This is due to the quick increase of red blood cells in the first 3 months after starting treatment with this medicine.
Q: Is Dargen Injection use in treatment of cancer?
A: Dargen Injection is not used for the treatment of cancer. It is used in treatment of anemia (low haemoglobin count) due to medication use in treatment of cancer excluding cancer of bone marrow and red blood cells.