Pegfilgrast is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. It is a growth factor that stimulates bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cell... View More
Uses of Pegfilgrast
Side effects of Pegfilgrast
How to use Pegfilgrast
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Pegfilgrast works
Pegfilgrast is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections. .
What if you forget to take Pegfilgrast?
If you miss a dose of Pegfilgrast, please consult your doctor.
Chemotherapy induced-neutropenia, Bone marrow stimulation
Subcutaneous Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy Adjunct Indicated to decrease incidence of infection in patients with non... View More
Subcutaneous Prevention of Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia <45 kg: 100 mcg/kg per chemotherapy cycle; not to exceed 6 mg/dose; do not administer in t... View More
Hypersensitivity to Pegfilgrastim or filgrastim; or to any ingredients in the formulation.
Mode of Action
Pegfilgrastim is a covalent conjugate of filgrastim and monomethoxypolyethyleneglycol (PEG). It is a colony-stimulating factor which binds to specific c... View More
Splenic rupture (including fatal cases) or enlarged spleen have been reported following admin of Pegfilgrastim; patients who reported left upper abdomin... View More
>10% Peripheral edema (12%),Asthenia (13%),Headache (16%),Vomiting (13%),Bone pain (31-57%),Myalgia (21%),Weakness (13%),Alopecia (15-72%),Pyrexia (23%... View More
Colony-stimulating factors such as Pegfilgrastim should not be given at the same time as cytotoxic chemotherapy due to the increased risk of myelosuppre... View More
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