|This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration||Revised: July 2018|
NIVESTYM is a man-made form of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). G-CSF is a substance produced by the body. It stimulates the growth of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell important in the body's fight against infection.
Do not take NIVESTYM if you have had a serious allergic reaction to human G-CSFs such as filgrastim products or pegfilgrastim products.
Before you take NIVESTYM, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
NIVESTYM may cause serious side effects, including:
The most common side effects of NIVESTYM include aching in the bones and muscles.
These are not all the possible side effects of NIVESTYM. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep NIVESTYM out of the reach of children.
General information about the safe and effective use of NIVESTYM.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Do not use NIVESTYM for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give NIVESTYM to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about NIVESTYM that is written for healthcare professionals.
Active ingredient: (filgrastim-aafi)
Inactive ingredients: acetate, polysorbate 80, sodium, sorbitol, and water for Injection
Manufactured by Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer Company, Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA