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Sargramostim (By injection)

Sargramostim (sar-GRA-moe-stim)

Helps your body make white blood cells after chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, or stem cell transplant. Also used to move cells into the blood for collection before a transplant.

Brand Name(s):

Leukine

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to sargramostim, yeast, or anything made from yeast. You should not receive this medicine at the same time that you receive chemotherapy or radiation treatments. You should not receive this medicine during the 24 hours (1 day) before and after certain chemotherapy treatments.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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