Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor. A colony-stimulating factor that stimulates the production of white blood cells, especially granulocytes and macrophages, and cells (in the bone marrow) that are precursors of platelets. It is a cytokine that belongs to the family of drugs called hematopoietic (blood-forming) agents. Also called sargramostim.

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... SARGRAMOSTIM, GM-CSF (Leukine®) stimulates the formation of white blood cells. Sargramostim is similar to a natural substance in the body, called human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF). Sargramostim helps the bone marrow to recover its ability to produce white blood cells. Sargramostim can help patients who have rejection or a delayed response to bone marrow transplants. Generic sargramostim injections are not yet available. ...
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