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What are interferon alpha-2a and pegylated interferon alfa-2a (pegasys)?

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Dr. Eric Whitman
35 years experience in 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.
Answered on Aug 11, 2012

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