Filgrastim is used in treatment of:

Filgrastim is used in treatment of:
a) Anemia
b) Neutropenia
c) Malaria
d) Filarial
Correct Answer - B
Ans. is. B. Neutropenia
Filgrastim is a recombinant human granulocyte colony stimulating
factor (G-CSF) which is a 175 - aminoacid glyco-protein.
It differs from the natural granulocyte stimulating factor due to its
lack in glycosylation and the presence of an extra N-terminal
methionine. It has proved to be effective in the treatment of severe
Ref: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of
Therapeutics, 11th Edition, Pages 1429-32; Immunopharmacology
By Manzoor M. Khan, Pages 49-50