The questions below can help you start a discussion with your doctor about your white blood cell counts, the risk of infection, and how NEUPOGEN® may be able to help.
NEUPOGEN® is a prescription medicine used to help reduce the chance of infection due to a low white blood cell count, in people with certain types of cancer (non-myeloid) who receive anti-cancer medicines (chemotherapy) that can cause fever and a low blood cell count.
Please see Important Safety Information on the next page.
Do not take NEUPOGEN® if you have had a serious allergic reaction to human G-CSFs such as (filgrastim) or (pegfilgrastim) products.
Before you take NEUPOGEN®, tell your healthcare provider all about your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
How will I receive NEUPOGEN®?
What are possible side effects of NEUPOGEN®?
The most common side effects of NEUPOGEN® include aching in the bones and muscles. These are not all the possible side effect of NEUPOGEN®. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-332-1088.
Please see the NEUPOGEN® Patient Information for additional information.