Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Kepivance

Descriptions


Palifermin injection is used to prevent or lessen side effects (such as swelling, irritation, sores or ulcers on the lining of the mouth) caused by cancer medicines that are used to treat blood or bone marrow problems. This medicine is used in patients who will be needing hematopoietic stem cell support.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution