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  • n. A granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) analogue used to stimulate the proliferation and differentiation of granulocytes.

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  • For 5 days leading up to donation, you will receive daily injections of a drug called filgrastim to move more blood-forming cells out of the marrow and into the bloodstream.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Jeff Rowes Guest-Blogging This Week on the Bone Marrow Compensation Case

  • Nivestim is our brand name for our bio-similar filgrastim, which is a drug used to boost white blood cells.

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  • The deal gives Cephalon rights to sell generic copies of Amgen's Neupogen, also called filgrastim, to treat the depletion of white blood cells caused by chemotherapy.

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  • They might need a bone-marrow transplant or take medication, such as erythropoetin or filgrastim, to stimulate the bone marrow's production of blood cells.

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  • -- Peripheral blood stem cell donation: The donor receives injections of filgrastim, which may cause flulike symptoms, for five days to increase blood-forming cells.

    Donating bone marrow or cord blood

  • Fortunately, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia can be prevented in most patients with the use of Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim) or Neupogen® (filgrastim) - blood cell growth factors that increase white blood cell production.

    CancerConsultants

  • The blood cell growth factors Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim) or Neupogen® (filgrastim) can be administered to stimulate the bone marrow to increase neutrophil production.

    CancerConsultants

  • In 2008, Neulasta (pegfilgrastim; Amgen/Kyowa Kirin) and Neupogen (filgrastim; Amgen/Kyowa Kirin) were the leading supportive care brands, with sales well over $1 billion.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • In 2008, Neulasta (pegfilgrastim; Amgen/Kyowa Kirin) and Neupogen (filgrastim; Amgen/Kyowa Kirin) were the leading supportive care brands, with sales well over

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Biologics 'Oncology Clinical Trial Services division will provide pharmacy management services for the nonprofit organization's clinical trial of filgrastim (Neupogen) - simulated peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) in hematopoietic cell transplants involving unrelated donors.

    CenterWatch Clinical Trials Today Headlines

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