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Neulasta Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- What are the possible side effects of pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- How should I use pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Neulasta)?
- What happens if I overdose (Neulasta)?
- What should I avoid while using pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- What other drugs will affect pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Neulasta)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of pegfilgrastim.
What happens if I overdose (Neulasta)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect pegfilgrastim (Neulasta)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with pegfilgrastim. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about pegfilgrastim.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Neulasta Information
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- Neulasta Side Effects Center
- Neulasta Overview including Precautions
- Neulasta FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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