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Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Refrigerated
1ml Solution For Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
1263.38*
MRP 1540.71
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
Inclusive of all taxes
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Filgrastim(300.0 Mcg)
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Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR NEUTROPENIA

Medical Description

Neukine 300mcg 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 hospita...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

Neukine 300mcg 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

Contraindications of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

If you are allergic to filgrastim or any other ingredients of the Neukine 300mcg injection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Neukine 300mcg injection during pregnancy?
A:
Use of the Neukine 300mcg 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Neukine 300mcg injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Filgrastim passes into the breastmilk. Hence, do not breastfeed while taking the Neukine 300mcg injection.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Neukine 300mcg injection?
A:
You may experience dizziness while on treatment with the Neukine 300mcg injection. Hence, be cautious while driving and using machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Neukine 300mcg injection?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Neukine 300mcg injection. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 Neukine 300mcg 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 Neukine 300mcg 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 Neukine 300mcg injection.
  • During the treatment, your doctor will regularly get your blood tests done and monitor your condition.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

How Does It Work?

Filgrastim in Neukine 300mcg injection works by boosting the production of white blood cells (neutrophils) from the bone marrow.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

  • Neukine 300mcg 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

Interactions of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Neukine 300mcg 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 ...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine is not recommended along with 5-Fluorouracil (used to treat cancer).
  • Neukine 300mcg injection should neither be used a day before or a day after the chemotherapy treatment.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

  • Store the Neukine 300mcg injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Neukine 300mcg Pfs Inj

Overdose

Neukine 300mcg 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 i...
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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. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why can't I take the Neukine 300mcg injection by myself?

A: This medicine is to be taken by 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, Neukine 300mcg injection should not be self-administered.

Q: For how long will I have to be on treatment with the Neukine 300mcg injection?

A: You will have to continue treatment with the Neukine 300mcg 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 Neukine 300mcg injection?

A: Neukine 300mcg injection is used in chemotherapy patients to increase the white blood cell counts in your body, reducing the risk of infections.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsFilgrastim(300.0 Mcg)
UsesPrevent infection after chemotherapy
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, hair loss
Last Updated on: 30 Jul 2021 | 12:37 PM (IST)
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