Neulastim Injection 6 mg 0.6 mL
Neulastim Injection contains Pegfilgrastim | belongs to Recombinant G-CSF (Recombinant human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor)
How it works
Neulastim Injection 6 mg 0.6 mL works by helping the body make more neutrophils.
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- medlineplus.gov - Pegfilgrastim [Internet]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a607058.html [cited 9/9/2020]. 2020
How to use Neulastim Injection 6 mg 0.6 mL
Rotate injection sites among thigh, abdomen (except for 2 inches around navel), buttocks and outer, upper arms. Pegfilgrastim should not be administered in the period between 14 days before and 24 hours after administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Stability: Store refrigerated between 2°C-8°C (36°F-46°F), syringes should be kept in their carton to protect from light until time of use. Before injection, pegfilgrastim may be allowed to reach room temperature for a maximum of 48 hours, but should be protected from light. Pegfilgrastim left at room temperature for more than 48 hours should be discarded. Freezing should be avoided, however, if accidently frozen pegfilgrastim should be allowed to thaw in the refrigerator before administration. If frozen a second time, pegfilgrastim should be discarded.
what are the adverse effects of Neulastim Injection 6 mg 0.6 mL?
Skeletal, joint and muscle pain, inj site pain, non-cardiac chest pain, headache, nausea, splenomegaly. Reversible elevated uric acid, alkaline phosphatase and lactate dehydrogenase. Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis. Thrombocytopenia, capillary leak syndrome, glomerulonephritis.
What happens if I miss a dose of Neulastim Injection 6 mg 0.6 mL?
Adults: By SC Inj, 6 mg (0.6 mL) for each chemotherapy cycle, starting 24 hr after chemotherapy. Children: Not recommended.
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