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  • n. A PEGylated form of filgrastim.

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  • With additional funding from the Foundation, Dr. Weishaupt is testing an enhanced form of G-CSF called pegfilgrastim in other relevant pre-clinical models, a critical step in advancing G-CSF toward clinical trials.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • Tjulandin SA, Barajas-Figueroa LJ, Wiens BL et al. First and subsequent cycle use of pegfilgrastim prevents febrile neutropenia in patients with breast cancer: A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III study.

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  • 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.

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  • Neutropenia is the dangerous drop in white blood cells that leaves cancer patients, investigators reported that the drugs pegfilgrastim and filgrastim were similarly safe and effective at restoring a safe level of neutrophils following chemotherapy.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • As a result, pegfilgrastim levels drop as the patient's neutrophils climb.

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  • Both pegfilgrastim and filgrastim are made by Amgen, a California-based pharmaceutical company.

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  • In the study, researchers reported that after the first round of chemotherapy with vincristine, doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide, neutrophil levels started to rise in half the patients five days after treatment with pegfilgrastim, compared with six days for the filgrastim group.

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