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Filgrastim


Trade Names: 
Neupogen®

Alternate Names: 
G-CSF

Possible Uses: 
Increase the number of stem cells available for harvest in the bloodstream; speed recovery of white blood cell counts after transplant.

Possible Side Effects: 
Bone pain, nausea, loss of appetite, fever, chills, sore throat, rash, itching, swelling in face, lips or throat, breathing difficulties, fast or irregular heartbeat, pain at injection site, enlarged spleen.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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