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75y old(single kidney+chronic kidney disease),creatinine (~250),hemoglobin (~9.5),red cell count(3.6),Iron serum(107). Shall we use Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa) injection?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anemia: Yes, you qualify for Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa) injections. Dose can be low and once every 2-4 weeks. You may need iron supplements, too.
Answered on Aug 12, 2014
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