You may need to take medicines to:
Prevent and treat infection. Antibiotics attack and kill
the germs that cause bacterial infection.
Trigger new cell growth. These medicines cause your body
to make new white blood cells. Neupogen is an example of this kind of
Talk with your healthcare provider
about the best medicines for you. In some cases, he or she may tell you to not take
acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain. This is because
these medicines can hide a fever if you have a low white blood cell count (neutropenia).
Talk with your healthcare provider about medicines for pain if you need it during your