Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe

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Overview

Uses of Colstim Prefilled Syringe

Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy.

Colstim Prefilled Syringe side effects

Common
  • Bone pain
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Increased lactate dehydrogenase level in blood
  • Vomiting
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Oropharyngeal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Cough
  • Breathing difficulty

How to use Colstim Prefilled Syringe

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Colstim Prefilled Syringe works

Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections. .

Colstim Prefilled Syringe related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe may cause fatigue. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is recommended.
Liver
SAFE
Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Colstim Prefilled Syringe?

If you miss a dose of Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe reduces the risk of infection in people treated with chemotherapy.
  • It is usually given as a daily injection into the tissue just under the skin or into the vein. 
  • You will normally receive your first dose at least 24 hours after your chemotherapy or bone marrow transplant.
  • Store it in the refrigerator, protect it from light, and don't shake it.
  • For a more comfortable injection, leave the syringe at room temperature for 30 minutes before using it.
  • Pain or redness in the area of injection is common. Let your doctor know if you notice a lump, swelling, or bruising that doesn't go away.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the number of blood cells in your blood, and your bone density level while you are receiving treatment with this medicine.
  • Stop taking Colstim 300 mcg Prefilled Syringe and inform your doctor if you have a fever, shortness of breath, fast rate of breathing or trouble breathing.

FAQs

Q. Is Colstim safe?

Colstim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. What is Colstim/Colstim neuopagen?

Neupogen is the brand name of Colstim. Colstim belongs to class of medication called as colony-stimulating factors

Q. How does it work?

They act by stimulating the bone marrow (organ in the body where blood cells are produced) to increase the production of specific types of blood cells called neutrophils that help fight infections

Q. What are the uses of Colstim?

Colstim is used during cancer treatment (chemotherapy), bone marrow transplantation, severe chronic neutropenia (low number of a type of white blood cells called neutrophils), neutropenia in patients with HIV infection, and before stem cell donation

Q. Is Colstim a steroid/antibiotic?

No, Colstim belongs to class of medication called as colony-stimulating factors

Q. Is Colstim FDA approved?

Yes, it has been approved by FDA for used during cancer treatment (chemotherapy), bone marrow transplantation, severe chronic neutropenia (low number of a type of white blood cells called neutrophils), neutropenia in patients with HIV infection, and before stem cell donation

Q. Does Colstim cause cancer?

No, Colstim does not cause cancer

Q. Why does Colstim cause bone pain?

The exact cause in unknown, but bone pain is a common side-effect of Colstim.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Jan 2019.
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