Disease Information for Peginterferon (PEG-Intron/alpha) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Muscle Pain
Myalgias
Tender or painful muscles/Myalgias
Malaise
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Leukopenia
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Platelet count (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Alpha-interferon effect/toxicity
Depression
Drug induced Depression
Thrombocytopenia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
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
Peginterferon (PEG Intron alpha) admin, Brand name/Intron-A (Interferon alpha 2b), Brand name/Rebetron (comb)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
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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