What is Pegfilgrastim-apgf Subcutaneous
Pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous is a pegylated form of the granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) drug filgrastim. It is used to stimulate the production of white blood cells in people with cancer, AIDS, or other conditions that result in low white blood cell counts. Pegfilgrastim-apgf is given as a subcutaneous injection (under the skin).
Benefits of Pegfilgrastim-apgf Subcutaneous
and Its Uses.
Pegfilgrastim-apgf is a recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) indicated for decreasing the incidence of infection, as manifested by febrile neutropenia, in patients with non-myeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy. Pegfilgrastim-apgf is also indicated for reducing the duration of neutropenia and the incidence of febrile neutropenia in patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy for solid tumors.
Pegfilgrastim-apgf is a man-made protein that is very similar to a protein that is normally found in the body. Pegfilgrastim-apgf helps the body make more white blood cells. White blood cells help fight infection.
Pegfilgrastim-apgf is used to help prevent infection in people who are receiving cancer chemotherapy. Peg
Side Effects and Dosage of Pegfilgrastim-apgf Subcutaneous
Pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous is a prescription drug that is used to help prevent infection in people receiving cancer chemotherapy that lowers the number of white blood cells in the body (neutropenia). Pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous is also used to increase the number of white blood cells in people with cancer or AIDS who have low white blood cell counts.
Pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous is a man-made form of a protein called granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). G-CSF helps the body produce more white blood cells.
Pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous comes as a solution (liquid) to inject under the skin. It is usually given once a day.
Your doctor will prescribe the correct dose of pegfilgrastim-apgf subcutaneous for you. Follow your