Aranesp is a medicine used to treat anaemia (low red blood cell counts) that is causing symptoms. It is used in two groups of patients:
- adults and children with chronic renal failure (long-term, decreasing in the ability of the kidneys to work properly);
- adults who are receiving chemotherapy for non‑myeloid cancer (cancer not originating in the bone marrow).
Aranesp contains the active substance darbepoetin alfa.
Aranesp : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/80.72 KB)
First published: 07/11/2007
Last updated: 14/05/2019
Aranesp : EPAR - Risk-management-plan summary (PDF/50.68 KB)
First published: 14/05/2019
Last updated: 13/01/2020
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Amgen Europe B.V.
|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
28/10/2022 Aranesp - EMEA/H/C/000332 - N/0162
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Treatment of symptomatic anaemia associated with chronic renal failure (CRF) in adults and paediatric patients.
Treatment of symptomatic anaemia in adult cancer patients with non-myeloid malignancies receiving chemotherapy.