Keloids and drugs of ingredients of darbepoetin alfa - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Keloids is reported only by a few people who take drugs with ingredients of darbepoetin alfa. This phase IV clinical study analyzes 57,593 people who have side effects while taking drugs with ingredients of darbepoetin alfa from the the FDA. Among them, 1 have Keloids. Find out below who they are, when they have Keloids and more.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Aranesp.

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On Mar, 26, 2023

57,593 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of darbepoetin alfa.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Keloids

What is Keloids?

Keloids (overgrown scars left from skin injuries) is found to be associated with 629 drugs and 446 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of darbepoetin alfa cause Keloids?

Gender of people who have Keloids when taking drugs with ingredients of darbepoetin alfa *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged): 1 person, 100.00%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Revlimid: 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Janumet: 1 person, 100.00%

Other side effects people have besides Keloids *:

  1. Otitis (ear infection): 1 person, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on darbepoetin alfa. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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