PEGSTIM Pegfilgrastim 6mg

DESCRIPTION

PEGSTIM 6mg (Pegfilgrastim) 6mg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. PEGSTIM contains Pegfilgrastim, a synthetic protein, which is used to prevent neutropenia due to chemotherapy. The protein stimulates synthesis of white blood cells in the bone marrow, and prevents infections.

Manufactured : Zydus Cadila

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Strengths Available :  6mg vial

Storage :  Store at temperature between 20°C -25°C

Dosage :  

Usual Dose ( For Adults)

6 mg subcutaneously once per chemotherapy cycle, beginning at least 24 hours after completion of chemotherapy; do not administer between 14 days before and 24 hours after administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy

Dosage Associated with Chemotherapy ( For Adults)

6 mg subcutaneously once per chemotherapy cycle, beginning at least 24 hours after completion of chemotherapy; do not administer between 14 days before and 24 hours after administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy

Dosage Associated with Radiation ( For Adults)

6 mg subcutaneously once a week for 2 doses

SIDE EFFECTS

Most common side effects are Bone pain, Joint pain, Headache, Nausea, Reduced blood platelets, Muscle pain, Back pain, Pain in extremity, Injection site pain.

PACK SIZE

1 vial per pack

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