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interferon alpha adverse effects

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many different.: Interferon can cause many different types of side-effects including anemia, low white blood cell counts, low platelet counts, decreased appetite, tire ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither: surgical removal is the gold standard. There's not great data on wart viral infection if it isn't visible. If there are visible warts, surgery is the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Interferon: Interferon alfa-2a in pegylated form (brand name is either Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a) or peg-intron) is used for hepatitis c infection. This is a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Upon what you're taking it for and multiple other factors. Check w/your doctor for advice.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Progressive HCV: Although i was a coauthor on the first report of using interferon for hepatitis b, there is now oral and more effective therapy. It, so far, is still ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Various: Interferon Alpha is used for treatment of chronic hepatitis b and c, follicular non-hodgkin lymphoma, kaposi's sarcoma in aids patients, and anogenita ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Not set dose: There is no set dose for this. Defer to your treating physician.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Whitman
35 years experience Surgical Oncology
2 versions 1 drug: They are the same drug except that the pegylation makes that drug longer acting, so it can be given less often.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not D.O.C: Unfortunately, p. Vera is not curable by today's standards. Ifn-alpha would not be the drug of choice. Treatment is phlebotomy to maintain hct = t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience Psychiatry
Snri group SE hard: There are only few groups of antidepressants and how they change brain chemicals ssri snri sari dnri zoloft Paxil Prozac Celexa lexopro all are ssri e ... Read More
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