PegIntron Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Use PegIntron?You should not use PegIntron if you:
- Are allergic to it, Sylatron®, peginterferon alfa-2b, or any of the inactive components used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Are allergic to interferon alfa-2b (Intron®).
- Have autoimmune hepatitis.
- Have severe liver disease.
Keep in mind that PegIntron is usually taken with ribavirin, and there may be reasons you should not take ribavirin.