Active Ingredient(s): Peginterferon Beta-1a
FDA Approved: * August 15, 2014
Pharm Company: * BIOGEN IDEC INC
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta 1-alpha) is a cytokine in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).[5] It is produced by mammalian cells, while interferon beta-1b is produced in modified E. coli.[6] Some research indicates that interferon injections may result in an 18–38% reduction in the rate of MS relapses.[7] Interferon beta has not been shown to slow the advance of disability.[8][9... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Plegridy 125 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 64406-015
Biogen Idec Inc.
Plegridy Kit
NDC: 64406-016
Biogen Idec Inc.
Plegridy 125 ug/.5ml Intramuscular Injection, Solution
NDC: 64406-017
Biogen Inc.

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