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peginterferon alfa 2b medication

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Ribavirin must be used together with a Peg-Intron to treat chronic hepatitis C. Do not drink alcohol while taking ribavirin. Alcohol can increase the ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Interferon: It is typically used for treatment hepatitis c. Replapse may occur with missing a dose.
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Contact: cll the operccriber. STAT disendow versus early next dose versus med change
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Drug names: Both are pegylated interferons. Peginterferon alfa 2a is made by roche branded Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a) and is a slightly larger molecule. Pegi ... Read More
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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Interferons: These are 2 different interferon molecules attached to peg. (polyethylene glycol). Alpha2a attached with lysine and Alpha 2B with histidine. Alpha 2h ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Interferon SEs: Pegylated interferon alfa-2b, or PegIntron, acts as a cytokine agent to help rid the body of certain types of infections. It was a used in Hep C treat ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Equivalent: They are equivalent. Different brands.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Tylenol (acetaminophen) / Benadryl: You can try premedicating with tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl. Alternate injection sites. Get plenty of rest.
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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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Many: There is a long list of drugs that may interact. The main ones are azathioprine, methadone, stavudine, telbivudine and theophylline. You should take ... Read More
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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 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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