Filgrastim is used to treat neutropenia, a lack of certain white blood cells caused by cancer, bone marrow transplant, receiving chemotherapy, or by other conditions.
Fever, tiredness, stomach pain, back pain
History of serious allergic reactions to filgrastim or pegfilgrastim products
Before using filgrastim, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to tbo-filgrastim, filgrastim-sndz, or pegfilgrastim; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as dry natural rubber/latex in the needle cover on the prefilled syringe), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: sickle cell disease, spleen problems, radiation treatment.
This medication may interfere with certain lab tests (such as bone imaging tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.
This medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Filgrastim is very similar to tbo-filgrastim, filgrastim-sndz, and pegfilgrastim. Do not use tbo-filgrastim, filgrastim-sndz, or pegfilgrastim while using filgrastim.