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

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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Eric Whitman
Dr. Eric Whitman
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