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Before consuming alcohol during treatment with Neulasta (pegfilgrastim), talk with your prescribing physician about potential risks. Depending on your current level of health, your doctor will be able to determine whether or not consuming alcohol is safe for you. They will also be able to provide you with the safest information in regards to any potential interactions or side effects you may experience during your treatment with Neulasta.

Can you drink alcohol while taking Neulasta?

The FDA does not report any interactions with Neulasta and alcohol. This does not mean there are zero interactions, though, as alcohol can affect everyone differently.

Can I drink alcohol during chemo?

Talk with your doctor before consuming alcohol while you are in chemotherapy treatments. In some cases, it is acceptable to drink small amounts of alcohol during this time, but in others, it is not safe.

The safety and risks of consuming alcohol during chemo treatments will vary from one person to another, based on the individual’s health profile, as well as any additional medications they take. It is critical to ask your doctor about potential risks, side effects, and interactions that could occur.

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