Active ingredients: lipegfilgrastim
What it is used for
Lonquex® is indicated for reduction in the duration of neutropenia and the incidence of febrile neutropenia in adult patients treated with cytotoxic chemotherapy for malignancy (with the exception of chronic myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes)
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Subcutaneous
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Lonquex is a sterile preservative free aqueous solution for subcutaneous inj presented in a 1 mL prefilled syringe containing 6 mg of lipegfilgrastim/0.6 mL acetate buffer pH 5.0 (based on protein content)
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient lipegfilgrastim
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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