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interferon alfa 2b and ribavirin medication

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
39 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Unclear question: I'm not sure what you are trying to treat. Sickle cell trait is not a disease and there are no medications currently approved to "treat" it. Do you ha ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Interferon alpha: Is a treatment for chronic hepatitis c and is also occasionally used in certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
9 years experience Hepatology
Google it: Since i don't know what specific information you need, it is difficult to answer in a concise manner given the limitation of our responses. Honestly i ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Contraindications: See list of contraindications at: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo.cfm?archiveid=12503
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Interferon alpha: Is a treatment for chronic hepatitis c and is also occasionally used in certain types of lymphoma and leukemia. It is a manufactured protein that is d ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Interferon alfa-2b: Interferon Alpha 2b, made from recombinant dna, used in the treament of several illnesses. A poor name -- an intron is defined to be a portion that i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Moderate: Alfa interferon was introduced to help control metastatic melanoma. The dose however is extremely high and given over a several week period of time. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Treating Hep C: There are quite a number of totally oral (pill) regimens for treating Hep C, such that interferon is hardly ever used anymore. Not sure who is trying ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Many; see below: Many of patients experience flu-like symptoms like fever, chills, headache, fatigue, and weakness within 1-2 hours of taking the medication. Symptoms ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Effective: There is better treatment nowadays with lamivudine or better tenofovir

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