Cresp Injection contains Darbepoetin alfa as it’s active medicine. It is used in the treatment of anaemia (low haemoglobin level in blood) due to long term kidney disease and medication (chemotherapy) used in the treatment of certain types of cancer. It works by increasing the production of red blood cells in bone marrow (soft and spongy tissue inside of bones, where blood is formed). Headache, loose motion, cough, stomach pain are some of the side effects of using this medicine.
Cresp 40 Injection is used in the treatment of anemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or chemotherapy. It works by stimulating the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.
Cresp 40 Injection is a medicine that needs to be used with utmost care because it can lead to serious side effects. It is important that you seek treatment from a doctor who is experienced in providing this medical therapy. You should follow all the directions of the doctor strictly. It is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
Common side effects include abdominal pain, high blood pressure, rash, injection site pain, breathlessness, cough, and peripheral edema. Inform your doctor if there are symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, problems with your eyesight, nausea, vomiting, or fits (seizures).
Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor the levels of salts (electrolytes such as potassium), hemoglobin, and blood cells in your blood. You should stop taking it and consult with a doctor if you develop shortness of breath or skin rash.
Before taking Cresp 40 Injection, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, or have had a seizure or stroke. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed, consult your doctor to make sure it is safe for you.
- Darbepoetin alfa (40mcg)
- Treatment of Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
- Treatment of Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
- High blood pressure
How to Use
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.