) activities of neutrophilic leukocytes (white blood
cells), including activity directed at autologous platelets
. Neupogen can stimulate white blood
cells to the point that they can attack the platelets in the blood, causing the low platelet count.
It may be worth seeing if she can get more, lower dose shots more often, so not increasing the amount of neupogen overall but spreading out the dose so your mother can maintain a healthy level of white blood cells.