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Pegfilgrastim

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Colony Stimulating Factor Neulasta® Cancer-related

Pegfilgrastim - Handling

How should I handle Pegfilgrastim safely?

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

Pegfilgrastim - Storage

How should I store Pegfilgrastim?

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

Do not freeze.

​Pegfilgrastim may be allowed to sit at room temperature (up to 30°C) for a maximum period of 72 hours. Any injection left at room temperature beyond this period should be discarded.

How should I dispose of Pegfilgrastim 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.

Pegfilgrastim - Additional Information

  • Updated on Friday, September 29, 2017
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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