NDC 55513-003-04 Aranesp

Darbepoetin Alfa

NDC Package Code 55513-003-04

Field Name Field Value
NDC Code 55513-003-04
Package Description 4 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE in 1 PACKAGE > 1 mL in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE (55513-003-01)
Proprietary Name Aranesp What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
Non-Proprietary Name Darbepoetin Alfa What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format 55513000304 NDC Format for Billing
For insurance billing purposes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created an 11 digit NDC derivative identifier. If the NDC Package code is less than 11 digits the code must be padded with leading zeros. The leading zeros must be added to the appropriate segment to create a 5-4-2 configuration.
Billing Unit ML - Billing unit of "milliliter" is used when a product is measured by its liquid volume.
Product Type Human Prescription Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.
Labeler Name Amgen Inc
Dosage Form Solution - A clear, homogeneous liquid1 dosage form that contains one or more chemical substances dissolved in a solvent or mixture of mutually miscible solvents.
Administration Route(s)
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Subcutaneous - Administration beneath the skin; hypodermic. Synonymous with the term SUBDERMAL.
Active Ingredient(s)
  • DARBEPOETIN ALFA 40 ug/mL
Pharmacological Class(es)
  • Erythropoiesis-stimulating Agent - [EPC] (Established Pharmacologic Class)
  • Erythropoietin - [CS]
  • Increased Erythroid Cell Production - [PE] (Physiologic Effect)
Sample Package No Sample Package?
This field Indicates whether this package is a sample packaging or not.
Marketing Category BLA - A product marketed under an approved Biologic License Application. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.
FDA Application Number BLA103951 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.
Start Marketing Date 09-11-2006 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.
Listing Expiration Date 12-31-2020 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

The NDC Code 55513-003-04 is assigned to Aranesp, a human prescription drug labeled by Amgen Inc. The product's dosage form is solution and is administered via intravenous; subcutaneous form.


Code Structure
  • 55513 - Amgen Inc
    • 55513-003 - Aranesp
      • 55513-003-04 - 4 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE in 1 PACKAGE

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NDC HCPCS Crosswalk

This crosswalk is intended to help the public understand which drug products (identified by NDCs) are assigned to which HCPCS billing codes.

NDC 55513-003-04 HCPCS crosswalk information with package details and bill units information.

NDC Billing CodeHCPCS CodeHCPCS Code Desc.DosagePackage SizePackage QuantityBillable UnitsBillable Units / Pkg
55513000304J0881Darbepoetin alfa, non-esrd1 MCG1440160
55513000304J0882Darbepoetin alfa, esrd use1 MCG1440160

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