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Filgrastim

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Colony Stimulating Factor Neupogen®, Nivestim® Cancer-related

Filgrastim - Handling

How should I handle Filgrastim safely?

Be careful to hold the syringe securely. Do not point the needle at anyone when uncapped.

Filgrastim - Storage

How should I store Filgrastim?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.;#

​Discard any syringes exposed to room temperature (up to 30°C) for a period longer than 6 hours.

How should I dispose of Filgrastim safely?

Dispose the needle in a hard, puncture-proof container. Do not attempt to re-cap the needle after use. Do not throw the exposed needle directly into the dustbin or leave it lying about.

Filgrastim - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, October 15, 2017
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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