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stimulate low white blood cells during chemotherapy ## I think you meant Neulasta, it contains the active ingredient Pegfilgrastim. The FDA warns that it may cause side effects, such as nausea, administration site irritation, headache, kidney issues, and spleen rupture. Has it been prescribed for you?1 REPLY Updated
What side effects have others encountered while taking 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, o...1 REPLY Updated