Medicine : Peglast (6mg)

Name:Peglast (6mg)
Manufacturer:Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Pegfilgrastim
Composition:Pegfilgrastim(6 Mg)
Substitutes:neulastim (6mg) , pegstim (6mg) , pegex (6mg) , neulasta (6mg) , pegasta (6mg) , peg grafeel pfs(6mg) , pegfil (6mg/1mg) , peg zenofil(6mg1mg) , peglast (6mg)

Generic ( Pegfilgrastim )

Typical use Of Pegfilgrastim :Aplastic Anemia, Cytotoxic-induced Neutropenia, Mobilisation Of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells, Myeloablative Therapy Followed By Bone Marrow Transplantation.
Mechanism of action of Pegfilgrastim :Pegfilgrastim Binds To The G-CSF Receptor. As A G-CSF Analog, It Controls Proliferation Of Committed Progenitor Cells And Influences Their Maturation Into Mature Neutrophils. Pegfilgrastim Also Stimulates The Release Of Neutrophils From Bone Marrow Storage Pools And Reduces Their Maturation Time. Pegfilgrastim Acts To Increase The Phagocytic Activity Of Mature Neutrophils. In Patients Receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy, Pegfilgrastim Can Accelerate Neutrophil Recovery, Leading To A Reduction In Duration Of The Neutropenic Phase.
Drug Interaction of Pegfilgrastim :Your Healthcare Professionals (E.G., Doctor Or Pharmacist) May Already Be Aware Of Any Possible Drug Interactions And May Be Monitoring You For It. Do Not Start, Stop Or Change The Dosage Of Any Medicine Before Checking With Them First.Before Using This Medication, Tell Your Doctor Or Pharmacist Of All Prescription And Nonprescription/Herbal Products You May Use, Especially Of: Lithium.This Medication May Interfere With Certain Laboratory Tests (E.G., Bone Tests Such As Bone Imaging). Make Sure Laboratory Personnel And All Your Doctors Know You Use This Drug.This Document Does Not Contain All Possible Interactions. Therefore, Before Using This Product, Tell Your Doctor Or Pharmacist Of All The Products You Use. Keep A List Of All Your Medications With You, And Share The List With Your Doctor And Pharmacist.
Side effects of Pegfilgrastim :Allergic Reactions, Respiratory Distress Syndrome May Occur.


How Pegfilgrastim will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Pegfilgrastim will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Pegfilgrastim

No Studies Found