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Mozobil
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Important Safety Information for Mozobil (plerixafor injection)
Severe, life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can happen in people who take Mozobil. Tell your doctor right away if you experience hives (itchy raised bumps), eye swelling, or trouble breathing. View additional Important Safety Information.

Preparing for an Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) can be a complicated process. If your doctor has recommended an autologous stem cell transplant for you or your family member it’s important to know what to expect as you prepare for this process.

Our Patient and Caregiver Booklet and Our Guide to Preparing for an Autologous Transplant will help describe what to expect during this process.

The Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Process

The Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

These pictures describe the transplant process in general
Your transplant process will be individualized by your center









One aim of autologous stem cell transplant is for infused stem cells to mature into functional blood components such as neutrophils and platelets. The first signs of engraftment and recovery include increasing ANC platelet counts.

View a larger image within our Patient and Caregiver Booklet (PDF)

Download and print our Patient and Caregiver Booklet (PDF)

Download our Guide to Preparing for an Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (PDF)

These guides provide basic information and should not be considered medical advice. Consult your doctor for complete medical instructions.

Indication

Mozobil (plerixafor injection) is indicated in combination with granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) to mobilize hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to the peripheral blood for collection and subsequent autologous transplantation in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and multiple myeloma (MM).

Important Safety Information for Mozobil (plerixafor injection)

  • Severe, life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can happen in people who take Mozobil. Tell your doctor right away if you experience hives (itchy raised bumps), eye swelling, or trouble breathing.
  • Mozobil is not intended for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) mobilization and collection in patients with leukemia.
  • Mozobil in combination with G-CSF increases circulating white blood cells (WBCs). Your WBC counts will be monitored.
  • Thrombocytopenia (a decrease in the number of platelets circulating in the blood) has been observed in patients receiving Mozobil. Your platelet counts will be monitored.
  • Cancer cells may be released from the bone marrow and subsequently collected along with your stem cells during apheresis. The potential effects of infusing cancer cells during your transplant have not been well-studied.
  • Your spleen may be examined if you experience pain in the left upper stomach area or left shoulder area as these may be signs of an enlarged or burst (ruptured) spleen.
  • Mozobil may harm the unborn child when administered to a pregnant woman. Scientific studies have shown that Mozobil causes harm to unborn animals. The safety of Mozobil in pregnant women has not been established in clinical trials. If you are of childbearing potential you should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant while receiving treatment with Mozobil. If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if you become pregnant while taking this drug, you should be apprised of the potential hazard to the unborn child.
  • The most common adverse reactions (occurring in greater than or equal to 10% of patients) during HSC mobilization and apheresis were: diarrhea (37%), nausea (34%), tiredness (fatigue) (27%), injection site reactions (34%), headache (22%), pain in your joints (arthralgia) (13%), dizziness (11%), and vomiting (10%).

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Questions to ask Your Doctor

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Prepare for your next appointment with our list of questions to ask your doctor.

Prepare for an Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

Learn more about the autologous stem cell transplant process and what to expect with our easy-to-follow step-by-step guide.

Download guide (PDF)

Important Safety Information
Severe, life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can happen in people who take Mozobil. Tell your doctor right away if you experience hives (itchy raised bumps), eye swelling, or trouble breathing.

  • Indication

    Mozobil (plerixafor injection) is indicated in combination with granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) to mobilize hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to the peripheral blood for collection and subsequent autologous transplantation in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and multiple myeloma (MM).

    Important Safety Information for Mozobil (plerixafor injection)

    • Severe, life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can happen in people who take Mozobil. Tell your doctor right away if you experience hives (itchy raised bumps), eye swelling, or trouble breathing.
    • Mozobil is not intended for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) mobilization and collection in patients with leukemia.
    • Mozobil in combination with G-CSF increases circulating white blood cells (WBCs). Your WBC counts will be monitored.
    • Thrombocytopenia (a decrease in the number of platelets circulating in the blood) has been observed in patients receiving Mozobil. Your platelet counts will be monitored.
    • Cancer cells may be released from the bone marrow and subsequently collected along with your stem cells during apheresis. The potential effects of infusing cancer cells during your transplant have not been well-studied.
    • Your spleen may be examined if you experience pain in the left upper stomach area or left shoulder area as these may be signs of an enlarged or burst (ruptured) spleen.
    • Mozobil may harm the unborn child when administered to a pregnant woman. Scientific studies have shown that Mozobil causes harm to unborn animals. The safety of Mozobil in pregnant women has not been established in clinical trials. If you are of childbearing potential you should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant while receiving treatment with Mozobil. If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if you become pregnant while taking this drug, you should be apprised of the potential hazard to the unborn child.
    • The most common adverse reactions (occurring in greater than or equal to 10% of patients) during HSC mobilization and apheresis were: diarrhea (37%), nausea (34%), tiredness (fatigue) (27%), injection site reactions (34%), headache (22%), pain in your joints (arthralgia) (13%), dizziness (11%), and vomiting (10%).

    Please see full Prescribing Information