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Pegylated Interferon alpha-2a

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Interferon Alfa (2a) Pegasys™ Adult

Pegylated Interferon alpha-2a - What is it for

​Chronic Hepatitis B, Chronic Hepatitis C, certain blood disorders to reduce the production of blood cells by the bone marrow.

Pegylated Interferon alpha-2a - Additional Information

​If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, inform your doctor. If you wish to breastfeed, the pros and cons should be discussed with your doctor. Although interferon is excreted in breastmilk, the levels of interferon in breastfed babies whose mothers are on interferon are not increased.

  • Updated on 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Singapore General Hospital
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