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Neupogen is a medicine that stimulates the production of neutrophils to help prevent infections in people receiving bone marrow transplants or undergoing chemotherapy. The drug can also aid in the collection of stem cells collected for transplantation. Neupogen is available by prescription and comes as an injection. Possible side effects include bloody nose, bone pain, and nausea or vomiting.
- Prevent infections in people undergoing chemotherapy
- Prevent infections in people receiving bone marrow transplants
- Aid in the collection of stem cells collected for use in stem cell transplantation
- Prevent infections and other problems in people with low neutrophils due to certain other causes.