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Review: could Aranesp cause Anaphylaxis?





Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Aranesp, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 13,163 people who have side effects while taking Aranesp from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Aranesp

Aranesp has active ingredients of darbepoetin alfa. It is often used in anemia. (latest outcomes from Aranesp 13,186 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.(latest reports from Anaphylaxis 28,888 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 13,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Aranesp. Among them, 63 people (0.48%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Aranesp reports

Time on Aranesp when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Aranesp * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis63.93%36.07%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Aranesp * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%1.75%5.26%3.51%3.51%12.28%14.04%59.65%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Aranesp ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 28.57%)
  2. Pain in jaw (13 people, 20.63%)
  3. Anxiety (13 people, 20.63%)
  4. Renal failure chronic (11 people, 17.46%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (3 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (24 people, 38.10%)
  2. Nexium (20 people, 31.75%)
  3. Avandia (17 people, 26.98%)
  4. Cozaar (16 people, 25.40%)
  5. Anzemet (15 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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