Disease Information for Interferon, alpha (IntronA/AlferonA) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Impotence, relative
Altered taste/Taste perception
Suicidal depression
Suicide ideation/plans
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Platelet count (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Alpha-interferon effect/toxicity
Depression
Drug induced Depression
Drug induced Goiter/Thyromegaly
Drug induced Impotence.
Drug induced Suicidal impulse/suicide/ideation
Drug induced Thrombocytopenia.
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Myocarditis
Myocarditis, toxic
Suicide attempt/suicidal/suicide
Thrombocytopenia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Anti-AIDS medication (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antimicrobic types of drug/classes (example)
DRUG/Antiviral medication (example)
DRUG/Biological response modifiers/chemoRX (example)
DRUG/Biologicals/serums/vaccines/blood products (cat)
DRUG/Genetically engineered/biological drug (example)
DRUG/Immune response modifier effect
DRUG/Interferon preparation (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
alpha Interferon, Alpha interferon (substance), IFN A, IFNa, interferon A, Interferon Alfa, Interferon alfa (product), Interferon alfa (substance), interferon alpha, Interferon Leukocyte, Interferon Lymphoblast, Interferon Lymphoblastoid, Leukocyte Interferon, Lymphoblast Interferon, Lymphoblastoid Interferon, Brand name/Alferon-N (Alpha-Interferon N3), Brand name/Intron-A (Interferon alpha 2b), Brand name/Roferon-A (Interferon alpha 2)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
Definition

Interferon recombinant as interferon alfa-2b (also pegelated preparation as PEG-Intron-A);subcutaneous preparation used for chronic hepatitis C and B; Also used for AIDS Kaposis sarcoma,hairy cell leukemia, malignant melanoma, and follicular lymphoma

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