Extavia

Active Ingredient(s): Interferon Beta-1b
FDA Approved: * August 14, 2009
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS PHARMS
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

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



Extavia Overview

Interferon beta-1b is a cytokine in the interferon family used to treat the relapsing-remitting and secondary-progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It is approved for use after the first MS event. It is administered by sub-cutaneous injection and has been advertised as a way to slow the advance of the affliction as well as reduce the frequency of attacks. Closely related is interferon beta 1a, also indicated for MS, and with a very similar drug profile. The assertion that interferon b...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Interferon Beta-1b
  • Injection: 0.0625mg, 0.3mg, 0.3mg/ml
  • Vial: 0.3 mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Extavia: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0569 Extavia Kit by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Other drugs which contain Interferon Beta-1b or a similar ingredient: (2 results)






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