pegfilgrastim

Ligand id: 6969

Name: pegfilgrastim

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Summary of Clinical Use
This drug is used to increase white cells counts in various situations: prior to a bone marrow transplant (e.g. before donating bone marrow), post-bone marrow transplant or during certain cancer treatments (to combat chemotherapy-induced neutropenia).
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
This drug mimics the action of endogenous human granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF), controlling the proliferation and maturation of neutrophils from progenitor cells and in addition stimulating the release of neutrophils from bone marrow storage pools.
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