Darbepoetin Alfa

Category: Anemia



Darbepoetin Alfa Overview

Darbepoetin alfa (INN) /drbpotn/ is a re-engineered form of erythropoietin containing 5 amino acid changes (N30, T32, V87, N88, T90) resulting in the creation of 2 new sites for N-linked carbohydrate addition. It has a 3-fold longer serum half-life compared to epoetin alpha and epoetin beta. It stimulates erythropoiesis (increases red blood cell levels) by the same mechanism as rHuEpo (binding and activating the Epo receptor) and is used to treat anemia, commonly associated with chronic renal...

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Darbepoetin Alfa
  • Injection: 0.025mg/0.42ml, 0.04mg/0.4ml, 0.5mg/ml, 100mcg/0.5ml, 100mcg/ml, 150mcg/0.3ml, 150mcg/0.75ml, 200mcg/0.4ml, 200mcg/ml, 25mcg/0.42ml, 25mcg/ml, 300mcg/0.6ml, 300mcg/ml, 30mcg/ml, 40mcg/0.4ml, 40mcg/ml, 500mcg/ml, 60mcg/0.3ml, 60mcg/ml
  • Vial: 100ug/ml, 200ug/ml, 25ug/ml, 40ug/ml, 60ug/ml
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