What is Pegfilgrastim-pbbk Subcutaneous
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous is a drug that is used to help treat cancer. It is a type of medication that is known as a colony stimulating factor. It helps to increase the number of white blood cells in the body, which can help to fight off infection. This drug is given as an injection, and is typically given once a month.
Benefits of Pegfilgrastim-pbbk Subcutaneous
and Its Uses.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous injection is a drug prescribed for the treatment of neutropenia, a condition characterized by a low number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, in the blood. Neutrophils play a key role in the body’s immune response, so a low number can leave a person susceptible to infection. Pegfilgrastim-pbbk helps to increase the number of neutrophils in the blood, reducing the risk of infection.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk is also prescribed to help prevent neutropenia in people who are receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Chemotherapy can damage the bone marrow, leading to a low number of neutrophils. Pegfilgrastim-pbbk helps to protect the bone marrow and prevent neutropenia.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk is a man-made form of a protein called G
Side Effects and Dosage of Pegfilgrastim-pbbk Subcutaneous
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous is a man-made form of a protein that helps the body make white blood cells.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous is used to prevent infection in people with cancer who are receiving chemotherapy that may cause low white blood cell counts.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous comes as a powder to be injected under the skin. It is usually injected once a day.
Possible side effects of pegfilgrastim-pbbk subcutaneous include:
Muscle or joint pain
Shortness of breath