What is Darba 40 mg Injection?
Darba 40 Injection contains the active constituent Darbepoetin alfa. It belongs to a class of medications called erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs). It is used in the treatment of Anemia. It is a situation in which your body does not produce enough red blood cells to maintain oxygen levels in your whole body parts and their function. Anemia is caused by chronic kidney disease and chemotherapy treatment. It works to increase the production of red blood cells in bone marrow (soft and spongy tissues) inside your bones. It increases the oxygen supply in your whole body and boosts body function. It is taken in the form of an injection.
What is the Darbepoetin alfa drug used for?
Darbepoetin alfa is sold under the brand name Aranesp. It is manufactured in India by RPG Life Science Limited. Darbepoetin alfa is used in the treatment of Anemia which is caused by chronic kidney disease (it is a long-term loss of kidney function which leads to kidney failure). This medicine is used in the treatment of anemia which is caused by chemotherapy (a drug used to treat certain types of cancer). This medicine reduces the requirement for blood transfusions in your body. Anemia means insufficient blood in your body which reduces your supply of oxygen and makes your body weak and tired. This medicine belongs to a class of medications known as erythropoiesis Stimulating Agent (ESAs). It helps to give signals to bone marrow (soft and spongy tissue inside your bones) to produce an adequate amount of blood in your body to support oxygen levels to other parts of your body and improve your health.
What are Anemia and its symptoms?
Anemia arises when your body is not capable of making enough healthy red blood cells that carry oxygen to your body’s organs. Oxygen boosts your cells and provides energy. Red blood cells are used to supply oxygen to your other body parts and maintain the function of your body. Anemia is generally caused by chronic kidney disease and chemotherapy (a cancer treatment). Due to anemia, you may feel cold, weakness, and fatigue.
Symptoms of Anemia
The most common symptom of anemia is fatigue. Other symptoms may include:
Shortness of breath
Pale or yellow skin
Tiredness or weakness
Cold of hands and legs
Darba 40 mg Injection comes in a liquid form to be injected into the vein by a doctor or medical professionals. It is generally injected for 1 to 4 weeks. Continue to use this injection. It takes 2 to 6 weeks or longer to get better results. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. The dose and duration will be decided on the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking medicine before your doctor’s advice.
Common side effects of this medicine include high blood pressure, severe headaches, eyesight, nausea, vomiting or seizures, and hypersensitivity. Inform your doctor if these side effects remain for a long time. Your doctor should prevent and give relief from these side effects. You may feel better.
The benefit of Darba 40 mg Injection
- In the treatment of Anemia due to Chronic kidney disease
Anemia is a situation in which your body is not able to make adequate red blood cells that carry oxygen to all parts of your body. Anemia is caused due to chronic kidney disease (a gradual loss of normal kidney function). It takes a few months or years. It may be short-term or long-term if it remains untreated. This leads to anemia. Darba 40 mg Injection can increase the levels of red blood cells by giving signals to bone marrow (a soft and spongy tissue) and decrease the symptoms of anemia such as weakness and tiredness. It improves your oxygen level in the body and gives you better health.
- In the treatment of Anemia due to Cancer treatment with chemotherapy
Anemia refers to a lack of blood in your body. It is caused by chemotherapy treatment (it treats different types of cancers) Darba 40 mg Injection provokes the production of red blood in the bone marrow and manages the hemoglobin levels in your blood. It treats patients who have received chemotherapy treatment.
Side effects of Darba 40mg Injection
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Pain around the injected area
Rash and redness of the skin
High blood pressure
Fluid retention (edema)
Low blood pressure
How Darba 40 mg Injection?
Darba 40 mg Injection comes in a liquid form to inject into the vein by a doctor or medical professionals. It is generally injected for 1 to 4 weeks. Continue to use this injection. It takes 2 to 6 weeks or longer to get better results. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Many other medicines can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using during the treatment.
How does Darba 40mg Injection work?
Darba 40 mg Injection belongs to an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESAs). It works to restore the bone marrow to produce enough healthy red blood cells. It helps to maintain oxygen levels in your body and gives you a quality of life.