NDC Package 55513-006-01 Aranesp

Darbepoetin Alfa Solution Intravenous; Subcutaneous - View Billable Units, 11-Digit Format, RxNorm

Package Information

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NDC Package Code:
Package Description:
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Non-Proprietary Name:
Darbepoetin Alfa
Substance Name:
Darbepoetin Alfa
Usage Information:
This medication is used to treat anemia (low red blood cell count) in people with long-term serious kidney disease (chronic kidney failure) and people receiving chemotherapy for some types of cancer (cancer that does not involve the bone marrow or blood cells). Darbepoetin alfa also helps to reduce the need for blood transfusions. It works by signaling the bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This medication is very similar to the natural substance in your body (erythropoietin) that prevents anemia.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format:
Billing Unit:
ML - Billing unit of "milliliter" is used when a product is measured by its liquid volume.
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
  • RxCUI: 1605171 - darbepoetin alfa 10 MCG in 0.4 ML Prefilled Syringe
  • RxCUI: 1605171 - 0.4 ML darbepoetin alfa 0.025 MG/ML Prefilled Syringe
  • RxCUI: 1605171 - darbepoetin alfa 10 MCG per 0.4 ML Prefilled Syringe
  • RxCUI: 1605172 - Aranesp 10 MCG in 0.4 ML Prefilled Syringe
  • RxCUI: 1605172 - 0.4 ML darbepoetin alfa 0.025 MG/ML Prefilled Syringe [Aranesp]
  • Product Type:
    Human Prescription Drug
    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):
    Sample Package:
    FDA Application Number:
    Marketing Category:
    BLA - A product marketed under an approved Biologic License Application.
    Start Marketing Date:
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    Code Structure:

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 55513-006-01?

    The NDC Packaged Code 55513-006-01 is assigned to a package of 1 vial, single-dose in 1 package / 1 ml in 1 vial, single-dose of Aranesp, a human prescription drug labeled by Amgen Inc. The product's dosage form is solution and is administered via intravenous; subcutaneous form.

    Is NDC 55513-006 included in the NDC Directory?

    Yes, Aranesp with product code 55513-006 is active and included in the NDC Directory. The product was first marketed by Amgen Inc on September 11, 2006 and its listing in the NDC Directory is set to expire on December 31, 2025 if the product is not updated or renewed by the manufacturer.

    What is the NDC billing unit for package 55513-006-01?

    The contents of this package are billed per "ml or milliliter", products billed per milliliter are usually products measured by liquid volume.

    What is the 11-digit format for NDC 55513-006-01?

    The 11-digit format is 55513000601. The 11-digit billing format might be required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers in billing claim forms.

    This package code is originally configured in a 5-3-2 segment 10-digit format and by adding a zero within the original NDC package code we can obtain the converted 11-digit format in a 5-4-2 segment configuration. The table below shows the 11-digit code conversion:

    10-Digit Format10-Digit Original Code11-Digit Format11-Digit Code