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General Information on Thymalfasin

Generic Name : Thymalfasin

Latest prescription information about Thymalfasin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Immunomodulators

Trade Names/Brand Names of Thymalfasin

International- Zadaxin.

Why is Thymalfasin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a purified sterile lyophilized preparation, prescribed for chronic hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C either alone or with other medications. It is also used for chemotherapy-induced immune depression.  

When should Thymalfasin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with immunosuppression, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Thymalfasin?

SC- The recommended dose is 1.6 mg (900 g/m2).

How should Thymalfasin be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin.

What are the warnings and precautions for Thymalfasin?

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Thymalfasin?

   Viral Infection : Hepatitis B, C infections, HIV infections.
   Cancer : Non-small cell lung cancer, skin cancer.
   Immune disorders : Autoimmune liver disease, primary immune deficiency.

What are the other precautions for Thymalfasin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Thymalfasin?

Store it in refrigerator (2 and 8C).

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