Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Generic : Filgrastim
2,694.00 300mcg 1mL
â€¢ Most Common:
Mild to moderate bone and muscle pain and allergic reaction.
â€¢ Central Nervous System: Dizziness, fatigue and headache.
â€¢ Skin: Rash, hair loss, inflammation of blood vessels in the skin, Sweet's syndrome, redness or swelling at the site of injection.
â€¢ Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcer, constipation, loss of appetite, sore throat and diarrhea.
â€¢ Respiratory: Shortness of breath, trouble breathing and wheezing.
â€¢ ENT: Nosebleed.
♦ â€¢ Musculoskeletal: Decreased bone density.
â€¢ Potentially Fatal: Pulmonary infiltrates leading to respiratory failure or acute respiratory distress syndrome and rupture of the spleen.
Adult: SC/IV: The recommended dose is 5 to 10 mcg/kg/day for 4-7 days.
It comes as a solution for injection, administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or under the skin.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood cancer, sickle-cell disease; bone disease, withdraw treatment if there are signs of pulmonary infiltrate, fluid retention or heart failure, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
â€¢ Monitor complete blood count, bone density in patients with osteoporosis (long-term treatment).
â€¢ Regular examination of structure and functions of bone-marrow cells should be done in severe congenital neutropenia.
Do not stop this medication without your healthcare provider's advice.
Injection: Refrigerate at 2-8Ã‚Â°C. Do not freeze. Keep this medication in an airtight container, and out of reach of children.♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA
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