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What If I Take an Overdose?

Taking too much Neupogen can increase the white blood cells too much. Other than that, it is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose.
 
(Click Neupogen Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Neupogen Be Stored?

Neupogen should be stored under refrigeration. However, it may be taken out of the refrigerator and allowed to reach room temperature before injection. It can be kept outside the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, but must be discarded after 24 hours.
 
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Neupogen as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose. If you have missed more than one dose, it is important that you contact your healthcare provider.
 

Available Strengths

Neupogen comes in the following strengths:
 
  • Neupogen 300 mcg single-dose vials
  • Neupogen 480 mcg single-dose vials
  • Neupogen 300 mcg single-dose prefilled syringes
  • Neupogen 480 mcg single-dose prefilled syringes.
     

Is There a Generic Version of Neupogen?

Currently, there is no generic Neupogen licensed for sale (see Generic Neupogen).
 
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