Peginterferon alfa A

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What Are The Uses Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Peginterferon alfa A is a conjugate of recombinant interferon (subtype A) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) which is an antiviral and antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Hepatitis C and B along with HIV – co-infection, normal levels of ALT, cirrhosis (chronic liver disease)
  • T-cell lymphomas
  • Middle-East respiratory syndrome
  • Hepatitis E

What Are The Side Effects Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Some common side effects that may occur after taking peginterferon alfa  A are:

  • Injection site reactions such as redness/ swelling/itching
  • Hair loss, trouble sleeping, nausea
  • Depression, headache
  • Fever, tiredness

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug peginterferon alfa A or any other allergies.
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding

What Are The Uses Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Peginterferon alfa A is a conjugate of recombinant interferon (subtype A) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) which is an antiviral and antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Hepatitis C and B along with HIV – co-infection, normal levels of ALT, cirrhosis (chronic liver disease)
  • T-cell lymphomas
  • Middle-East respiratory syndrome
  • Hepatitis E

What Are The Side Effects Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Some common side effects that may occur after taking peginterferon alfa  A are:

  • Injection site reactions such as redness/ swelling/itching
  • Hair loss, trouble sleeping, nausea
  • Depression, headache
  • Fever, tiredness

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Peginterferon alfa A?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug peginterferon alfa A or any other allergies.
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding