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What are Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections used for?

What are Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections used for?

Filgrastim (filgrastin): Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections are used to help production of white blood cells (avoid infection) ...Read more

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Who should not use Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections?

Who should not use Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections?

Filgrastim (filgrastin) injection: Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections are contradicted with "Hypersensitivity to Escherichia coli –derived proteins, filgrastim, (filgrastin) or any component of the product." See: http://www.drugs.com/ppa/filgrastim-g-csf.html ...Read more

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How effective are Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections for treating leukemia?

How effective are Filgrastim (filgrastin) injections for treating leukemia?

Filgrastim (filgrastin): "Filgrastim is used to decrease the chance of infection in people who have certain types of cancer and are receiving chemotherapy medications that may decrease the number of neutrophils (a type of blood cell needed to fight infection), in people who are undergoing bone marrow transplants, and in people who have severe chronic neutropenia (condition in which there are a low number of neutrophils > ...Read more

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Is filgrastim (filgrastin) injected into the blood or fat tissue ?

Is filgrastim (filgrastin) injected into the blood or fat tissue   ?

Filgrastim (filgrastin): It is injected under the skin or in a vein (blood) depending on dosage and usage (usually to fight chronic neutropenia - low white blood cell count). Hope this helps. Here's a link for more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a692033.Html. ...Read more

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How much should filgrastin injectable costs ?

Acquisition costs : Between $500 and $1000 per dose. The actual charge will include a "mark-up" to cover administration ie nurisng time and other indirect costs. ...Read more

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How much does filgrastin cost?

Acquisition costs : Between $500 and $1000 per dose. The actual charge will include a "mark-up" to cover administration ie nurisng time and other indirect costs. ...Read more

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How much does filgrastin injectable costs; is it really badly expensive?

Acquisition costs : Between $500 and $1000 per dose. The actual charge will include a "mark-up" to cover administration ie nurisng time and other indirect costs. ...Read more