Compare Aranesp vs. Procrit

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Aranesp
(darbepoetin alfa)

Epogen
(epoetin)

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Side effects
AranespProcrit

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How it works
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Type of medication
AranespProcrit
Available as
AranespProcrit
  • Injection
  • Injection
Used for
AranespProcrit
  • Anemia
  • Anemia
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      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.

      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.

      Upsides and benefits
      AranespProcrit
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      Downsides and risks
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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      Learn more
      More about AranespSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa)?
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      More about ProcritSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Epogen (epoetin)?
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