PEG-Intron

Active Ingredient(s): Peginterferon Alfa-2b
FDA Approved: * January 19, 2001
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Hepatitis

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



PEG-Intron Overview

Pegylated interferon alfa-2b is a drug used to treat melanoma, as an adjuvant therapy to surgery.[3] Also used to treat hepatitis C (typically, in combination with ribavarin), it is no longer recommended due to poor efficacy and adverse side-effects.[4] Subcutaneous injection is the preferred delivery method.[3] Belonging to the alpha interferon family of medications, the molecule is PEGylated to prevent breakdown.[3][4&a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Peginterferon Alfa-2b
  • Injection: 120mcg, 150mcg, 50mcg, 80mcg
  • Syringe: 120ug/0.5ml, 150ug/0.5ml, 50ug/0.5ml, 80ug/0.5ml
  • Vial: 120ug/0.5ml, 150ug/0.5ml, 296 mcg lyophilized powder per single-use vial, 444 mcg lyophilized powder per single-use vial, 50ug/0.5ml, 80ug/0.5ml, 888 mcg lyophilized powder per single-use vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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