Pegfilgrastim Injection 6mg Peglast

Trade Name: Peglast

Manufacturer:  Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Presentation: Injection

Strength: 6mg

What is the purpose of Pegfilgrastim Injection 6mg?

Pegfilgrastim Injection 6mg are used to lower the risk of infection in persons who have certain forms of cancer and are taking chemotherapy drugs that may reduce the number of neutrophils in their blood (a type of blood cell needed to fight infection)

What is the purpose of pegfilgrastim?

The injectable pegfilgrastim is used to treat neutropenia (low white blood cells) caused by cancer medications. It’s a synthetic (man-made) version of a molecule called a colony-stimulating factor, which is naturally created in your body. Pegfilgrastim stimulates the production of new white blood cells in the bone marrow.

What are the Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) adverse effects?

  • a sudden or intense ache in your upper left stomach that spreads to your shoulder;
  • Sudden and intense pain in your chest, stomach, or back; severe or continuous discomfort throughout your body; fever, exhaustion; shortness of breath, quick breathing; For more details Click Here.

What is the best way to take pegfilgrastim?

In the hand, you’ll use to inject Neulasta, place the syringe. Pinch a fold of skin at the cleaned injection site with the other hand. When providing the injection, make sure you hold the syringe barrel through the needle guard windows.

Is pegfilgrastim a chemotherapeutic agent?

Pegfilgrastim Injection 6mg is used to increase the formation of “healthy” white blood cells in the bone marrow after chemotherapy has been administered. The body’s white blood cells aid in the battle against infection. This isn’t a chemotherapeutic agent.

What is the efficacy of pegfilgrastim?

Pegfilgrastim, which only takes a single dose every chemotherapy cycle, is the most widely used CSF drug in the United States, with prior studies finding that it accounted for more than 90% of all CSF prophylactic use in their studied populations.

How long does pegfilgrastim stay in your system?

Neutrophil levels may take 1 to 2 weeks to recover to normal after starting Neulasta medication, according to studies. (Neutrophils are white blood cells that help the body fight illnesses.) The effects of the medicine last roughly 1 to 2 weeks in your system.

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