PEGFILGRASTIM (peg fil GRA stim) is a long-acting granulocyte colony-stimulating factor that stimulates the growth of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell important in the body's fight against infection. It is used to reduce the incidence of fever and infection in patients with certain types of cancer who are receiving chemotherapy that affects the bone marrow.
Pegfilgrastim is a PEGylated form of the recombinant human granulocyte colony-
stimulating factor (GCSF) analog filgrastim. It serves to stimulate the level of ...
Pegfilgrastim is used to reduce the chance of infection in people who have
certain types of cancer and are receiving chemotherapy medications that may ...
Information for patients and doctors about fighting cancer chemotherapy induced
neutropenia (white blood cell deficiency) and consequent infections with this ...
By Pam Stephan , About.com GuideJanuary 9, 2008
Chemotherapy for breast cancer affects all the rapidly dividing cells in your body, including bone marrow cells, which produce white and red blood cells, and platelets. If your CBC shows that your neutrophil count is low,... More »
Apr 16, 2014 ... Consumer information about the medication PEGFILGRASTIM - INJECTION (
Neulasta), includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended ...
Pegfilgrastim. (peg fil GRA stim). Trade names: Neulasta<sup>TM</sup> Other names: G-CSF
, granlocyte - colony stimulating factor. Chemocare.com uses generic names in ...
Dec 7, 2015 ... Learn about the prescription medication Neulasta (Pegfilgrastim), drug uses,
dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and ...
Find a comprehensive guide to possible side effects when taking Neulasta (
Pegfilgrastim) for Professionals, Patients, and Caregivers.
Easy to read patient leaflet for pegfilgrastim. Includes indications, proper use,
special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.