Plerixafor Solution for injection
What is this medicine?
PLERIXAFOR (pler IX a fore) helps your body increase the amount of white blood cells in the blood. It is used to increase white blood cells before a stem cell transplant.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to plerixafor, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection under the skin. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?
Interactions are not expected.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
abdominal pain and/or shoulder pain
feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
irritation or pain at the site where injected
unusual bleeding or bruising
Where should I keep my medicine?
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.