Is Neupogen a G-CSF?


Is Neupogen a G-CSF?

NEUPOGEN ® is a form Like G-CSF, NEUPOGEN ® acts in the bone marrow, where it helps boost the production of white blood cells.

Is G-CSF the same as Neupogen?

A drug used under the brand names Neupogen, Zarxio, and Nivestym to treat neutropenia (a lower-than-normal number of white blood cells), prevent infection, and prepare the blood for the collection of certain types of blood cells, and under the brand name Granix to treat neutropenia.

How is G-CSF given?

Most people have G-CSF as an injection under the skin. You can also have it as a drip into your bloodstream (intravenously).

How long does G-CSF take to work?

This usually takes 5 to 7 days, although it can be longer. If you are having G-CSF before a stem cell transplant, you usually have your first dose 4 to 6 days before your stem cells are going to be collected.

How quickly does G-CSF work?

How long does G-CSF last?

You have short-acting G-CSF once a day. You usually have your first dose 1 to 3 days after your chemotherapy. You then have a dose every day until your neutrophil count recovers. This usually takes 5 to 7 days, although it can be longer.

What is the most common side effect of G-CSF?

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue.
  • back pain.
  • dizziness or feeling faint.
  • fever.
  • pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected.
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin.
  • shortness of breath or breathing problems.

How long does it take for Neupogen to start working?

The time it takes Neulasta to induce peak levels of neutrophils is approximately 24 hours. The time Neulasta On-body Injection delivers the medicine into the body is 27 hours after it has been applied and the Neulasta is released into the body over 45 minutes.

How much do Neupogen shots cost?

About Neupogen The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Neupogen is around $335.96, 33% off the average retail price of $508.12. Compare leukocyte growth factors.

How long does G CSF take to work?

Is Neupogen covered by insurance?

Yes. The program is for commercially insured patients only.