Grastim 300mcg Pre Filled Syringe Of 1ml Injection
Grastim 300 MCG Description
Grastim 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 c
linic by a doctor or nurse as an Injection. You should avoid self-injecting. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from.
Uses of Grastim 300 MCG
Contraindications of Grastim 300 MCG
Side effects of Grastim 300 MCG
- Muscle and joint ache
- Hair loss
Precautions and Warnings of Grastim 300 MCG
Other General Warnings
- 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 Grastim 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 Grastim 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 Grastim Injection.
- During the treatment, your doctor will regularly get your blood tests done and monitor your condition.
Mode of Action of Grastim 300 MCG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Grastim 300 MCG
- Grastim 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 Grastim 300 MCG
Interactions with other medicines
- Grastim 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 surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Concomitant use of this medicine is not recommended along with 5-Fluorouracil (used to treat cancer).
- Grastim Injection should neither be used a day before or a day after the chemotherapy treatment.
Storage and disposal of Grastim 300 MCG
- Store the Grastim Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Grastim 300 MCG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Why can't I take the Grastim Injection by myself?
Q: For how long will I have to be on treatment with the Grastim Injection?
Q: What is the use of the Grastim Injection?
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