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Side effect(s) of Filgrastim

Read the side effects of Filgrastim as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Mild to moderate bone and muscle pain and allergic reaction.

Central Nervous System- Dizziness, fatigue and headache.

Skin- Rash, hair loss, inflammation of blood vessels in the skin, Sweet's syndrome, redness or swelling at the site of injection.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcer, constipation, loss of appetite, sore throat and diarrhea.

Respiratory- Shortness of breath, trouble breathing and wheezing.

ENT- Nosebleed.

Musculoskeletal- Decreased bone density.

Potentially Fatal- Pulmonary infiltrates leading to respiratory failure or acute respiratory distress syndrome and rupture of the spleen.

Other Precautions : *Do not stop this medication without your healthcare provider's advice.

Drug Name : Filgrastim

Filgrastim(Neupogen) generic stimulates the production of white blood cells. It is prescribed for neutropenia. It is also used to decrease the incidence of infection in cancer patients who are under chemotherapy treatment or a bone marrow transplant. It may be given to cancer patients prior to chemotherapy, following which the white blood cells are collected. These are then given back into the patient after chemotherapy so that the white blood cell count comes back to normal.
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