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Pegex 6mg Injection

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pegex 6mg Injection

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Primary uses of Pegex 6mg Injection

Infections after chemotherapy
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0.6 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pegex Injection

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Uses of Pegex Injection

Pegex 6mg Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy.
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Pegex Injection side effects

Common

Bone pain, Joint pain, Headache, Nausea, Low blood platelets, Muscle pain, Back pain, Pain in extremity, Injection site pain.

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How to use Pegex Injection

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

How Pegex Injection works

Pegex 6mg Injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections. .

In Depth Information on Pegex Injection

Expert advice for Pegex Injection

  • Avoid traveling, driving or operating machinery for about 30 hours following application of the on-body injector (a small device stuck to your body to assist administration of pegfilgrastim).
  • You should be frequently examined for complete blood count (including differential white cell and platelet count) and spleen size during treatment.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience pain in the left upper abdomen or shoulder after receiving pegfilgrastim, this may indicate development of a serious side effect associated with spleen (spleen rupture).
  • Discontinue pegfilgrastim if you develop fever, any signs or symptoms of infection, rash, flushing, dizziness or shortness of breath and severe lung injury along with migration of neutrophils into the lungs (acute respiratory distress).
  • Tell your doctor if you have sickle cell anemia, if you are allergic to latex or had severe skin reactions to acrylic adhesives before receiving pegfilgrastim.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Pegex Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pegex 6mg 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
Pegex 6mg 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
SAFE
Pegex 6mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Pegex 6mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pegex 6mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pegex 6mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pegex Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Pegex 6mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Pegex Injection

Frequently asked questions about Pegfilgrastim

Q. Is pegfilgrastim a chemo drug/ What is pegfilgrastim injection/ How is pegfilgrastim given?
Pegfilgrastim belongs to a class of medications called colony stimulating factors. It helps reduce the chances of infections and side effects related to chemotherapy and does not directly treat cancer. Pegfilgrastim comes as a solution (liquid) to inject subcutaneously (under the skin), 24 hours after chemotherapy. It may be injected by a doctor/nurse in a hospital or you may be shown how to use injections at home
Q. How does pegfilgrastim work?
Pegfilgrastim belongs to a class of medications called colony stimulating factors. It acts on hematopoietic cells (cells in the bone marrow that produce red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets) to increase production of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell) in the body.
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