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Whats intron a (interferon alfa 2b)?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
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 derived from a real human protein. There are some very significant side effects that include severe flu-like symptoms, depression, nausea, diarrhea, headaches.

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Why are you on intron a (interferon alfa 2b)?

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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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