Compare Aranesp vs. Procrit

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Aranesp
(Darbepoetin Alfa)

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(Epoetin)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
AranespProcrit
  • Injection
  • Injection
Used for (click to learn more)
AranespProcrit
  • Anemia
  • Anemia
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

See the FDA package insert
Upsides and benefits
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