WHAT IS PEG GRAFEEL (PFS)?
PEG GRAFEEL (PFS) contains Pegfilgrastim which is a granulocyte colony stimulating factor
WHAT PEG GRAFEEL (PFS) IS USED FOR?
It helps to reduce the chance of infection due to a low white blood cell count, in people with certain types of cancer (non-myeloid), who receive anti-cancer medicines (chemotherapy) that can cause fever and low blood cell count
TALK TO DOCTOR:
Talk to your Doctor, if you:
Are allergic to Pegfilgrastim or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have a sickle cell disorder
Have had severe skin reactions to acrylic adhesives
Have kidney problems
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store in a refrigerator at 2-8?C
Peggrafeel 6mg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. It is a growth factor that stimulates bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.
Peggrafeel 6mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. You should continue to take as long as your doctor advises for it.
The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment.
You might be asked for regular tests done to check the number of blood cells in your blood and your bone density level while you are taking this medicine. click here : Peggrafeel
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include bone pain, joint pain, headache, nausea, and muscle pain.
Other than this, pain or redness at the site of injection is common. But, inform your doctor if you notice a lump, swelling, or bruising that does not go away.
It might not prevent you from all kinds of infection, hence inform your doctor if you notice fever, chills, shortness of breath, sore throat, and swelling around the face or neck.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
USES OF PEGGRAFEEL INJECTION
- Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy
BENEFITS OF PEGGRAFEEL INJECTION
In Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy
Peggrafeel 6mg Injection increases the production of white blood cells by stimulating the immune system in our body.
White blood cells are those cells that help us to fight infections. This medicine is really effective and must be used under medical supervision.
Avoid being in crowds and wash your hands often to prevent any infections. Have plenty of fluids, unless otherwise advised by the doctor not to.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PEGGRAFEEL INJECTION
Common side effects of Peggrafeel
- Bone pain
- Joint pain
- Low blood platelets
- Muscle pain
- Back pain
- Pain in extremities
- Injection site pain
HOW TO USE PEGGRAFEEL INJECTION
HOW PEGGRAFEEL INJECTION WORKS