Sargramostim is a man-made form of a protein that stimulates the growth of white blood cells in your body. White blood cells help your body fight against infection. Sargramostim is used to increase white blood cells and help prevent serious infection in conditions such as leukemia, bone marrow transplant, and pre-chemotherapy blood cell collection. Sargramostim is for use in adults who are at least 55 years old. Sargramostim may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Leukine is a drug used to increase the white blood cell count in the blood. The generic name of this drug is Sargramostim. Leukine is used when the white blood cell blood count is lower due to conditions including leukemia and bone marrow transplant.