This medication is a protein (keratinocyte growth factor), prescribed for mouth sores in patients who are receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy for hematologic malignancies.
IV- The recommended dose is 60 mcg/kg/day.
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of non-blood-related cancers, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Most common :
Rash, swelling, hives, itching.
• Body As A Whole : Pain and fever.
• Musculoskeletal : Joint pain.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2° to 8°C). Protect from light.h
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