Aranesp Albumin Free


Aranesp Albumin Free Warnings

Discuss the risks and benefits of darbepoetin alfa with your doctor, as this medication may rarely cause very serious (possibly fatal) side effects, including blood clots, heart attack, stroke, or heart failure. It is very important to keep all lab appointments since your doctor will need to carefully check your red blood cell count and hemoglobin level. The lowest effective dose of this medication should be used.

When used to treat anemia related to cancer, darbepoetin alfa may also increase the risk of death and/or cause your tumor to grow faster. This medication should be stopped after completing a treatment course of chemotherapy as directed by your doctor.
  • Keep in refrigerator. Do not freeze.
  • Do not shake
  • Protect from light
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings


Pregnancy Warnings

  • Insufficient human data available. Animal data showed an increase in post-implantation loss at doses equal to or greater than the recommended human dose. Consider maternal treatment benefits versus potential fetal/neonatal adverse outcomes.