PegIntron Drug Information
PegIntron® (peginterferon alfa-2b) is a medicine used to treat hepatitis C in adults and children as young as three years old. It comes in the form of an injection that is given just under the skin (subcutaneously) every week for up to 48 weeks. This prescription medicine works by activating the body's own response to viruses.
To help ensure safe treatment with PegIntron, the drug's safety information should be reviewed before you start using it. This product may not be suitable for everyone, so let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have certain medical conditions (such as depression or lung problems), or have any allergies, just to make sure this medication is right for you.
(For more information on this drug, click PegIntron. This article tells you what you need to know about potential side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.)