pegfilgrastim


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peg·fil·gras·tim

 (pĕg′fĭl-grăs′tĭm)
n.
A preparation of the recombinant granulocyte colony-stimulating factor filgrastim conjugated with polyethylene glycol, used as a drug to treat neutropenia resulting from chemotherapy.

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The incidence of adverse events in this study was similar between the ROLONTIS and the pegfilgrastim arms.
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enoxaparin, filgrastim, pegfilgrastim, insulin): List precertification required and data completed * Transportation home: Personal ride (note when responsible party notified of discharge date/time); taxi (note when social worker notified of discharge date/time) * Outpatient appointments: None required; appointments made; patient instructed to call office for appointment * Discharge medication prescriptions written: None required; on medical record TABLE 2.
Patient with HIV-associated plasmablastic lymphoma responding to bortezomib alone and in combination with dexamethasone, gemcitabine, oxaliplatin, cytarabine, and pegfilgrastim chemotherapy and lenalidomide alone.
12, 34-37) This involves in-depth immune profile blood testing and when indicated, precise administration of expensive drugs like interleukin-2, (12,38-46) filgrastim (Neupogen[R]), (47,48) pegfilgrastim (Neulasta[R]), (49-58) and/or sargramostim (Leukine[R]).
Pegfilgrastim administered in an abbreviated schedule, significantly improved neutrophil recovery after high-dose radiation-induced myelosuppression in rhesus macaques.
Patients with febrile neutropenia given prophylactic filgrastim or sargramostim should continue with G-CSF therapy; however, as pegfilgrastim is long acting patients given prophylactic pegfilgrastim should not be treated with additional G-CSF (66).
Your doctor should also prescribe medications such as filgrastim (Neupogen), pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) or sargramostim (Leukine) between chemotherapy cycles to quickly restore reduced white blood cell counts to normal levels to help prevent infection.