A substance that is being studied for its ability to increase numbers of white blood cells in people who are receiving chemotherapy. It belongs to the family of drugs called colony-stimulating factors. Also called filgrastim-SD/01.

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... PEGFILGRASTIM (Neulasta®) stimulates the formation of white blood cells. Pegfilgrastim is similar to a natural substance in the body, called human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). Pegfilgrastim helps the bone marrow recover its ability to produce white blood cells. Generic pegfilgrastim injections are not yet available. ...
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Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) is a glycoprotein, growth fact ...
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