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Sargramostim


Trade Names: 
Leukine®

Alternate Names: 
GM-CSF

Possible Uses: 
Speed recovery of white blood cell count after transplant. Also used to move stem cells from bone marrow into the bloodstream prior to a stem cell harvest.

Possible Side Effects: 
Reaction at injection site, chills, fever, bone pain, muscle ache, rash, itching, swelling, fatigue, headache, flushing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Rarely, breathing difficulties, fast or slow or irregular heartbeat.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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