Generic Name : Interferon Alfa-N3 -Human Leukocyte derived Pronunciation : in ter FEAR on AL fa N 3 Therapeutic Classification : Chemotherapy ICD Code : Y43.3
Therapeutic Classification : Chemotherapy Trade Name(s):
International- Alferon N. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a protein, prescribed for genital warts caused by human papilloma virus (HPV). When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Adult- 0.05 mL (250,000 intl units) intralesionally twice weekly for up to 8 weeks. Maximum: 0.5ml. How it should be taken : It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the lesions. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, lung or respiratory disease, poor immunity, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), sugar, bleeding disorder, seizure, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Fever or chills, sweating, itching, muscle or joint pain, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness and headache.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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