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, sold under the brand name PegIntron among others, is a medication used to treat hepatitis C and melanoma.[3] For hepatitis C it is typically used with ribavirin and cure rates are between 33 and 82%.[3][4] For melanoma it is used in addition to surgery.[3] It is given by injection under the skin.[3] Side effects are common.[5] They may include headache, feeling tired, ...

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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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