This drug helps to gradually the bone barrow (blood system) which helps to generate white blood cells and thus in turn assisting your body to fight away infections. People whose ability to generate white blood cells have been reduced are been recommended with this drug. It is also commonly known as G-CSF and is known to be the man made version of prime type of natural substances that are available in our system. It is produced by the use of certain kind of bacteria. This drug comes with a stimulating factor that gradually binds surface receptors of the haemetopoietic cells which in turn helps to boost the migration and cytotoxicity of granulocytes.
10 mcg/ kg should be taken every day in the form of single inj or also by recurring infusion until the time of the last leucapheresis procedure for about 5 to 7 days, as recommended by the doctor.
Warning & Precautions
Before you start to take this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to it or to pegfilgrastim or to tbo-filgrastim or to some other medicines of the same kinds. It is probable that it has some inactive ingredients such as latex or natural rubber at the tip of the needle cover, which might end up causing you allergic reactions.
Some of the commonly found symptoms are lump, warmth at the injection site itching, scarring, stinging, yellowing of the skin, pain, bleeding, tingling, blistering, blood in the urine or stools, diarrhea, obscurity with swallowing, sensation of fullness, feeling of pressure, increased menstrual flow, paralysis, tightness in the chest, unusual tiredness or weakness.
Store it at Room Temperature
The information provided above is general. It does not include all possible uses, actions, precautions, side effects, or interactions. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for your doctor’s advice.