What Is Actorise 40mcg ?
Actorise 40mcg injection causes the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. If the body does not produce enough red blood cells, severe anemia can occur. This often occurs in people with chronic kidney failure whose kidneys are not working properly. Actorise 40mcg injection may be used for patients on kidney dialysis or for those not on dialysis.
Anemia can also occur in people who are receiving chemotherapy to treat cancer. Actorise 40mcg is used to treat severe anemia in these patients.
Actorise 40mcg Uses
darbepoetin alfa uses to treat anemia (low hemoglobin and or reduced red blood cell count) associated with chronic kidney failure (inability for produce adequate urine) in adults and children, and symptomatic anemia in adult cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
How to use Actorise 40mcg Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Actorise 40mcg Injection works
Actorise 40mcg Injection is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). how does darbepoetin alfa work It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood cells) to produce more red blood cells.
major & minor darbepoetin alfa side effects are here
- Injection site bruise
- Injection site irritation
- Shortness of breath
- Altered heart rate
- Hoarseness of voice
- Increased blood pressure
- Skin redness
- Stomach pain
Ask your physician to tell you the dose of Actorise 40mcg that works best for you. You must not take extra darbepoetin alfa dosage without your doctor’s consent.
If you suspect that you could be suffering from an overdose with Actorise 40mcg, you are probably in need of medical attention as soon as possible. Contact your local poison control center immediately. Alert your personal doctor as soon as you can. In case of Actorise 40mcg overdose you might experience some of the following symptoms: dizziness, headache, itching, upper stomach fullness, face redness, vision problems, shortness of breath, etc.
In order to get the best results from you treatment with Actorise 40mcg, you should to take Actorise on a regular basis. If you happen to forget to take one of your doses of Actorise 40mcg, you must ask your physician for further instructions.
Expert advice for Actorise Injection
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of blood disorders, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, or kidney disease.
Inform your doctor if you experience chest pain, breathing problems, sudden/severe headache, or difficulty with vision, speech, or walking. Requires regular BP monitoring.
Requires weekly haemoglobin(Hb) level monitoring when treatment starts and monthly thereafter.
Hb level should not exceed 1 g/dL in any 14-day span. Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.