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Ziextenzo – Pegfilgrastim uses, dose and side effects

Ziextenzo contains the active substance pegfilgrastim. Pegfilgrastim is a protein that, with the help of biotechnology, is produced in a bacterium called E. coli . It belongs to a group of proteins called cytokines and it is very similar to a natural protein (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) produced in the body.

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Pelgraz – Pegfilgrastim uses, dose and side effects

Pelgraz contains the active substance pegfilgrastim. Pegfilgrastim is a protein that is produced using biotechnology in a bacterium called E. coli . It belongs to a group of proteins called cytokines and is very similar to a natural protein (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) produced in the body.

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Nyvepria – Pegfilgrastim uses, dose and side effects

Nyvepria contains the active substance pegfilgrastim. It is used in patients treated with cytotoxic chemotherapy (drugs that destroy fast-growing cells) to reduce the duration of neutropenia (low neutrophil count , a type of white blood cell ) and to prevent febrile neutropenia (low white blood cell count with concomitant fever) . Nyvepria is intended for adults from the age of 18.

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Neulasta – Pegfilgrastim uses, dose and side effects

Neulasta contains the active substance pegfilgrastim. Pegfilgrastim is a protein that is produced using biotechnology in a bacterium called E. coli . It belongs to a group of proteins called cytokines and is very similar to a natural protein (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) produced in the body.

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