Leukine (Sargramostim) dosage, maximum doses

How should you use Sargramostim? Describes the Leukine dosage, how to take, doses, treatment and Sargramostim Leukine maximum dose.

Use sargramostim exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Sargramostim can be used subcutaneously (SC) or intravenously (IV). Your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist will give you specific instructions on how and where to inject the medication.

Do not administer an injection if you are unsure how it should be injected, how much to inject, or how often to inject the medication. Call your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to go over the instructions with you.

Rotate injection sites as directed and inject the medication slowly.

Do not shake any vial of sargramostim. It can be gently swirled if mixing is needed.

The powdered form of Leukine must be reconstituted (mixed) with sterile water, or bacteriostatic water to form a solution for injection. Solutions made with sterile water (no preservative) must be used within 6 hours of mixing, then thrown away. Leukine Liquid and solutions mixed with bacteriostatic water can be kept for up to 20 days under refrigeration.

The vial of medication can be allowed to reach room temperature by leaving it out of the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before injecting a dose. Do not leave the vial in direct sunlight.

Properly store and discard all syringes and needles.

It is important to use sargramostim regularly to get the most benefit.

Your doctor may want you to have blood tests or other medical evaluations during treatment with sargramostim to monitor progress and side effects.

Store this medication in the refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius (36 to 46 degrees Fahrenheit) away from light, moisture, and the reach of children. Discard all medication on the expiration date.

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