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what side effects are associated with interferon alfa-2b injections?

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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
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 like irregular heartbeat, chest pressure or tightness, hallucinations, irritability, insomnia, depressive mood, and suicidal thoughts may also occur. It’s important to report any of these to your doctor.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Need info on interferon alfa-2b?

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Dr. Robert Rahimi
Hepatology 9 years experience
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 would "google it" as there are a lot of medical and non medical topics that might help you. If you have further specific questions, i would be happy to answer.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Who should not take interferon alfa-2b injections?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Contraindications: See list of contraindications at: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo.cfm?archiveid=12503

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