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Neumax 300mcg Injection

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Introduction

Neumax 300mcg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. It is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.

Neumax 300mcg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. You should continue to take as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. You might be asked for regular tests done to check the number of blood cells in your blood and your bone density level while you are taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include bone pain, back pain, joint pain, muscle pain, weakness, increased white blood count, low platelet count, headache, and nausea. You may also experience pain or redness at the site of injection. Inform your doctor if you notice a lump, swelling, or bruising that does not go away. This medicine might not prevent you from all kinds of infection, hence inform your doctor if you notice fever, chills, shortness of breath, sore throat, and swelling around the face or neck.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. You must avoid driving or attention-seeking activity if you experience dizziness after taking this medicine.

Uses of Neumax Injection

  • Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy

Benefits of Neumax Injection

In Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy

Neumax 300mcg Injection increases the production of white blood cells by stimulating the immune system in our body. White blood cells are those cells that help us to fight infections. This medicine is really effective and must be used under medical supervision. Avoid being in crowds and wash your hands often to prevent any infections. Have plenty of fluids, unless otherwise advised by the doctor not to.

Side effects of Neumax Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Neumax

  • Bone pain
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Increased white blood cell count
  • Low blood platelets
  • Headache
  • Nausea

How to use Neumax Injection

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

How Neumax Injection works

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

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Neumax 300mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Neumax 300mcg Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Neumax 300mcg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Neumax 300mcg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
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There is limited information available on the use of Neumax 300mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Neumax 300mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Neumax Injection?

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

All substitutes

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

Quick tips

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OTHERS
Action Class
Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)

Patient concerns

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Plz check the report and reply She is my wife report one of hospital where operated the tumot operation and one of from delhi srl and last one from tmh mumbai After the diagnosis docror advice rediation now 1 st rediation therapy is finished and doctor giving now nublast 250mg tab So plz check the report and tell me as per the tata memorial final report what is the condition for patient She can live normal life or she can dead in ahead Doctor tells with my family she can live with treatment more than 1 to 2 years Is it right or wrong
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
You are on right treatmentAfter completion of radiation therapy you need to take chemotherapyThat tablet is the chemotherapy
What is symptomatic after chemotherapy for metastatic spine
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Medical Oncology and Hematology
Back pain is main symptom which you can get after disease progression
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References

  1. Pharmacodia. Nartograstim. [Updated 07 Sep. 2015]. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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