Dargen 25 Injection

Dargen 25 Injection

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Introduction

Dargen 25 Injection is used in the treatment of anemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or chemotherapy. It works by stimulating the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.

Dargen 25 Injection is a medicine that needs to be used with utmost care because it can lead to serious side effects. It is important that you seek treatment from a doctor who is experienced in providing this medicine therapy. You should follow all the directions of doctor strictly. It is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional. However, you should not take it, if you have any known allergy from this medication.

It may cause side effects like high blood pressure, and hypersensitivity. You should check your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if there are symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, problems with your eyesight, nausea, vomiting or fits (seizures).

Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor the levels of salts (electrolytes such as potassium), haemoglobin and blood cells in your blood. You should stop taking it and consult with doctor if you develop shortness of breath or skin rash.

Side effects of Dargen Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dargen

  • High blood pressure
  • Hypersensitivity

How to use Dargen Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dargen Injection works

Dargen 25 Injection 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dargen 25 Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dargen 25 Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dargen 25 Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Dargen 25 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dargen 25 Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dargen 25 Injection is recommended.

Liver

CAUTION
Dargen 25 Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dargen 25 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dargen Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dargen 25 Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.