Nivestim

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. NIVESTIM® Filgrastim [rbe] (fil-GRAS-tim) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Nivestim. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. […]

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How Camomile Could Prevent Neutropenia in Pediatric Leukemia Patients

Research published in the Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine has found that chamomile syrup is a viable complementary therapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The effect of chamomile is improved immunity as a result of increasing white blood cell (WBC) count; this has the effect of minimizing chemotherapy-associated neutropenia. Image Credits: Chalie Chulapornsiri / Shutterstock.com Neutropenia is the depletion […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: A worrying condition that can develop if you lack B12

Vitamin B12 deficiencies are far more common than people realise and lacking in the vitamin could create worrying conditions and side effects in the body. Hematologic manifestations are one of the symptoms of a severe deficiency which creates a condition known as neutropenia. What is neutropenia? READ MORE Coronavirus symptoms update: Warning signs in your muscles Cancer Therapy Advisor explained vitamin B12 […]

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