Filcad 300 mcg Injection


Overview

Uses of Filcad Injection

Filcad 300 mcg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy.

Filcad Injection 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 Filcad Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Filcad Injection works

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

Filcad Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Filcad 300 mcg Injection 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
Filcad 300 mcg Injection 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.
Filcad 300 mcg Injection may cause fatigue. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Filcad 300 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Filcad 300 mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
SAFE
Filcad 300 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Filcad 300 mcg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Filcad Injection?

If you miss a dose of Filcad 300 mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Filcad 300 mcg Injection 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 Filcad 300 mcg Injection 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 Filcad 300 mcg Injection and inform your doctor if you have a fever, shortness of breath, fast rate of breathing or trouble breathing.

FAQs

Q. Is Filcad safe?

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

Q. What is Filcad/Filcad neuopagen?

Neupogen is the brand name of Filcad. Filcad 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 Filcad?

Filcad 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 Filcad a steroid/antibiotic?

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

Q. Is Filcad 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 Filcad cause cancer?

No, Filcad does not cause cancer

Q. Why does Filcad cause bone pain?

The exact cause in unknown, but bone pain is a common side-effect of Filcad.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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