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What happens if I miss a dose (Neupogen, Neupogen SingleJect)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember, but not within the 24-hour period before or after you receive chemotherapy treatment. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Neupogen, Neupogen SingleJect)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using filgrastim (Neupogen, Neupogen SingleJect)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
What other drugs will affect filgrastim (Neupogen, Neupogen SingleJect)?
Before using filgrastim, tell your doctor if you are also using lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid).
There may be other drugs that can interact with filgrastim. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about filgrastim.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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