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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
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  • Injection
  • Injection
Used for
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  • Anemia
  • Anemia
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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.

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