Grafeel 300mcg Injection 1ml
Grafeel 300mcg Injection 1ml

Grafeel 300mcg Injection 1ml

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Grafeel 300 MCG Description

Grafeel Injection contains filgrastim as its active ingredient. It is used in patients who are undergoing treatment with chemotherapy to prevent infections. It will be given to you in a hospital or cl...
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ContainsFilgrastim(300.0 Mcg)
UsesPrevent infection after chemotherapy
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, hair loss
ClassificationDRUGS FOR NEUTROPENIA
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Uses of Grafeel 300 MCG

Grafeel Injection is used to increase the count of white blood cells in your body after chemotherapy treatment to decrease the chances of you having an infection.

Contraindications of Grafeel 300 MCG

If you are allergic to filgrastim or any other ingredients of the Grafeel Injection.

Side effects of Grafeel 300 MCG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Muscle and joint ache
  • Tiredness
  • Hair loss

Precautions and Warnings of Grafeel 300 MCG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Grafeel Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Use of the Grafeel Injection is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women. When pregnancy is detected, inform your doctor immediately. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant before using it.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Grafeel Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Filgrastim passes into the breastmilk. Hence, do not breastfeed while taking the Grafeel Injection.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Grafeel Injection?
A:
You may experience dizziness while on treatment with the Grafeel Injection. Hence, be cautious while driving and using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Grafeel Injection?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Grafeel Injection. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from sickle cell anaemia.
  • You are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You have a bone disease called osteoporosis (bones become weak and brittle).
  • You develop any skin allergy (rash, swelling, itching, redness) during treatment with the Grafeel Injection.
  • You notice blood in your urine, dark-coloured urine or urinate less frequently or your face and ankles are puffed up during treatment with this medicine.
  • You experience any pain in the stomach, pain below the ribs on the left side, pain in your left shoulder while on treatment.
  • You have a fever, stomach pain, feel unwell, back pain, difficulty in breathing after administering the Grafeel Injection.
  • You have a Myeloid tumour (cancer of the blood and bone marrow).
  • You have a condition called leucocytosis (excess of white blood cells in your blood).
  • You bleed or bruise unusually while on treatment with Grafeel Injection.
  • During the treatment, your doctor will regularly get your blood tests done and monitor your condition.

Mode of Action of Grafeel 300 MCG

How Does It Work?

Filgrastim in Grafeel Injection works by boosting the production of white blood cells (neutrophils) from the bone marrow.

Directions for Use of Grafeel 300 MCG

  • Grafeel Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Grafeel 300 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Grafeel Injection may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planned...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine is not recommended along with 5-Fluorouracil (used to treat cancer).
  • Grafeel Injection should neither be used a day before or a day after the chemotherapy treatment.

Storage and disposal of Grafeel 300 MCG

  • Store the Grafeel Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Grafeel 300 MCG

Overdose

Grafeel Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this Injectio...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why can't I take the Grafeel Injection by myself?

A: This medicine is to be taken as Injection and is given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, it is always advisable to get this Injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after Injection. So, Grafeel Injection should not be self-administered.

Q: For how long will I have to be on treatment with the Grafeel Injection?

A: You will have to continue treatment with the Grafeel Injection until your WBC count is normal. Your doctor may regularly ask you to get your blood tests done to monitor your condition. You need to follow all the instructions given by your doctor.

Q: What is the use of the Grafeel Injection?

A: Grafeel Injection is used in chemotherapy patients to increase the white blood cell counts in your body, reducing the risk of infections.
Product Details
Brand
GRAFEEL
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 25 May 2022 | 07:58 PM (IST)

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