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Dargen 40mcg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.40ml Injection
Dargen 40mcg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.40ml Injection
Dargen 40mcg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.40ml Injection

Dargen 40mcg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.40ml Injection

By LUPIN
Refrigerated
0.4ml Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
2130.78*
MRP 2506.80
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Dargen 40 MCG Description

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 (chemotherap

y) used in the treatment of certain types of cancer. It works by increasing the production of red blood cells in bone marrow (soft and spongy tissue inside of bones, where blood is formed). Headache, loose motion, cough, stomach pain are some of the side effects of using this medicine.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDarbepoetin Alfa(40.0 Mcg)
TherapyHAEMATINICS
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uses

Uses of Dargen 40 MCG

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 cancers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dargen 40 MCG

  • If you are allergic to Darbepoetin alfa or any other ingredients of Dargen Injection.
  • If you have high blood pressure which is not under control.
  • If you have a medical condition called pure red cell aplasia where there is a problem in the formation of mature red blood cells due to this medicine or other medicines use to increase the production...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Dargen 40 MCG

  • Headache
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Thromboembolism (blood clot formation in the blood vessel)
  • Rash
  • Loose motion
  • Pain in stomach
  • Body pain
  • Pain, redness, swelling, itching at the injection site
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dargen 40 MCG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dargen Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is no adequate data for the effects of Dargen Injection on unborn babies, thus it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine immediately inform your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dargen Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if components of Dargen Injection pass in breastmilk or not. This medicine should be taken by lactating mother only if prescribed by a doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Dargen Injection?
A:
Dargen Injection can cause seizure, especially during the first few months of treatment. Avoid driving while on this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dargen Injection?
A:
Consuming alcohol while taking Dargen Injection can increase risk of seizure. Avoid alcohol if you are taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart disease
  • Your blood pressure is high
  • You have a seizure disorder
  • You have cancer
  • You have scheduled surgery relating to heart (CABG surgery) and bone (orthopaedic surgery)
  • You have breathing difficulty, chest pain, increase sweating, confusion, dizziness, severe headache, weakness, vision problem after taking Dargen Injection
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dargen 40 MCG

How Does It Work?

It works by increasing the production of red blood cells in bone marrow (soft and spongy tissue inside of bones, where blood is formed).
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dargen 40 MCG

  • Dargen Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Dargen 40 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dargen 40 MCG

  • Store Dargen Injection at a temperature of 2°C to 8°C. Keep this medicine away from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Do not freeze. Do not shake.
dosage

Dosage of Dargen 40 MCG

Overdose

  • Dargen Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse imm...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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: Does 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: Does Dargen Injection use in treatment of cancer?

A: Dargen Injection does not use in 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.
Product Details
Brand
DARGEN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2025
Last Updated on: 14 Oct 2022 | 06:13 PM (IST)
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