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Side effect(s) of Interferon Alpha- Two B

Read the side effects of Interferon Alpha- Two B as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Application Site - Injection site inflammation/reaction.

Metabolic - Dry mouth, increased sweating, flushing and decrease in thyroid hormone.

Body as a Whole - Fatigue/weakness, headache, rigors, fever, weight loss, infections, abdomen pain, chest pain and uneasiness.

Central Nervous System - Dizziness, depression, anxiety, emotional lability, sleeplessness, poor concentration, agitation and nervousness.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion and constipation.

Blood - Decrease in white blood cells, platelets and anemia.

Liver - Liver enlargement.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle pain and joint pain.

Genitourinary - Menstrual disorder.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing, cough, runny nose and inflammation of sinus.

Skin - Hair loss, itching, rash and dry skin.

Eye and ENT - Taste perversion, blurred vision and eye inflammation.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Interferon Alpha- Two B

Interferon Alpha- Two B(Pegintron) generic is an antiviral drug, prescribed for chronic hepatitis B and C either alone or with other medications. It is also used to treat certain types of cancer.
More Info about Interferon Alpha- Two B

International : 

Pegintron, Intron® A

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