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You should not take Aranesp if you:
- Are allergic to Aranesp, darbepoetin alfa, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have uncontrolled (untreated) high blood pressure.
There are a number of situations in which Aranesp should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Aranesp warnings and precautions that may apply to you.