Actimmune

Active Ingredient(s): Interferon Gamma-1b
FDA Approved: * February 25, 1999
Pharm Company: * INTERMUNE PHARMS
Category: Genetic Disorders

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Actimmune Overview

Interferon gamma (IFNγ) is a dimerized soluble cytokine that is the only member of the type II class of interferons.[1] The existence of this interferon, which early in its history was known as immune interferon, was described by E. F. Wheelock as a product of human leukocytes stimulated with phytohemagglutinin, and by others as a product of antigen-stimulated lymphocytes.[2] It was also shown to be produced in human lymphocytes.[3] or tube...

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side effects of this drug and what is it used for ## Actimmune contains a bioengineered formation of interferon gamma. It's a protein that acts as a biological response modifier, it's used to stimulate your immune system. Side effects may include: headache, fever, diarrhea and vomiting. You can learn more about it here: Is there anything else I can help with? ## All of my joints ache and my back never stops hurting is this just part of the side effects or should i be concerned?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Interferon Gamma-1b
  • Injection: 100mcg(2millionIU)/0.5ml
  • Vial: 100ug/0.5ml, 100ug/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Actimmune: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42238-111 Actimmune 100 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Vidara Therapeutics Inc
  • 64116-011 Actimmune 100 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Intermune, Inc.
  • 75987-111 Actimmune 100 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Horizon Pharma Inc.

Other drugs which contain Interferon Gamma-1b or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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side effects of this drug and what is it used for ## Actimmune contains a bioengineered formation of interferon gamma. I... 2 replies
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