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Neulasta

Active Ingredient(s): Pegfilgrastim
FDA Approved: January 31, 2002
Pharm Company: AMGEN
Category: Cancer

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Neulasta Overview

Pegfilgrastim is a PEGylated form of the recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) analog filgrastim. It serves to stimulate the level of white blood cells (neutrophils).[1] Amgen manufactures pegfilgrastim under the brand name Neulasta, which was mainly worked on by Martine Allard, while Roche manufactures it under the name Neulastim. In India it is also marketed by Abbott Healthcare under the brand name Imupeg. The drug is prepared by coupling a 20kDa polyethylene glyco...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pegfilgrastim

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wondering what side affects others have had from neulasta? ## I don't have any personal experience with this medication, but I was able to gather some details on the side effects one might expect while taking Neulasta... Common, less serious side effects can include: muscle, joint, or bone pain; temporary hair loss; nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite; changes in your sense of taste; weakness, dizziness; headache; or sleep problems (insomnia). Other more serious side effects are: sudden or severe pain in your left upper stomach spreading up to your shoulder; rapid breathing or feeling short of breath; any sign of infection such as fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, diarrhea, skin rash, or redness or swelling of a skin wound; swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pegfilgrastim
  • Injection: 6mg/0.6ml
  • Syringe: 6mg/0.6ml, 6mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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