pegfilgrastim - injection, Neulasta (cont.)
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.This medication must be taken under close medical supervision so that your blood counts can be monitored. Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood and platelet counts) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.It is very important to keep all scheduled medical and laboratory appointments.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light. Do not freeze. However, if frozen, thaw in the refrigerator before use. Discard syringe if frozen more than once. Keep all medications away from children and pets.This medication may be kept out of the refrigerator for up to 48 to 72 hours, depending on your brand. After that time, if the medication is left unused, discard it. Consult your product instructions or pharmacist for details.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised November 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2014
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