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Aranesp

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Aranesp overdosage can cause hemoglobin levels above the desired level, which should be managed with discontinuation or reduction of Aranesp dosage and/or with phlebotomy, as clinically indicated [see Pharmacodynamics]. Cases of severe hypertension have been observed following overdose with ESAs [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Aranesp is contraindicated in patients with:

  • Uncontrolled hypertension [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
  • Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) that begins after treatment with Aranesp or other erythropoietin protein drugs [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
  • Serious allergic reactions to Aranesp [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/27/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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