Neupogen 300mcg Injection

Neupogen 300mcg Injection

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Introduction

Neupogen 300mcg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. It is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.

Neupogen 300mcg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. You should continue to take as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. You might be asked for regular tests done to check the number of blood cells in your blood and your bone density level while you are taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include bone pain, weakness, headache, and rash. Other than this, pain or redness at the site of injection is common. But, inform your doctor if you notice a lump, swelling, or bruising that does not go away. It might not prevent you from all kinds of infection, hence inform your doctor if you notice fever, chills, rash, sore throat and swelling around face or neck.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Neupogen Injection

  • Infections after chemotherapy

Side effects of Neupogen Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Neupogen

  • Bone pain
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Increased lactate dehydrogenase level in blood
  • Vomiting
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Oropharyngeal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Cough
  • Breathing problems

How to use Neupogen Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Neupogen Injection works

Neupogen 300mcg Injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.

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Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Neupogen 300mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Neupogen 300mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neupogen 300mcg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Neupogen 300mcg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Neupogen 300mcg Injection may cause fatigue. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neupogen 300mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Neupogen 300mcg Injection is recommended.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neupogen 300mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Neupogen 300mcg Injection is recommended.

What if you forget to take Neupogen Injection?

If you miss a dose of Neupogen 300mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.