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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 

 

    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Hemolytic anemia
    • Thalassemia
    • Porphyria

 

Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Aranesp Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Aranesp may experience the following effects:
 
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Blood clots.
     
(Click Aranesp Overdose for more information.)
 
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