Aranesp

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darbepoetin alfa

Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

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.

This EPAR was last updated on 14/05/2019

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Aranesp
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/000332
Active substance
darbepoetin alfa
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
darbepoetin alfa
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
B03XA02
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Amgen Europe B.V.
Revision
41
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
08/06/2001
Contact address

Minervum 7061
NL-4817 ZK Breda
The Netherlands

Product information

14/02/2019 Aranesp - EMEA/H/C/000332 - II/0148

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Anti anaemic preparations

Therapeutic indication

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.

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