Drug Index

Peginterferon Alfa 2A


Indication :

• Chronic Hepatitis B infection

• Hepatitis C infection

Dosing :

Hepatitis C infection:

>5 years: 180 mcg/1.73 m² x BSA SC once weekly (Max: 180 mcg/week) plus ribavirin. Duration of treatment is 24 weeks for genotype 2 and 3 and 48 weeks for all other genotypes.

Chronic Hepatitis B infection:

180 mcg/1.73 m² x BSA SC once weekly (Max: 180 mcg/week) for 48 weeks.

Adverse Effect :

Infection, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, fever, myalgia, anxiety, asthenia, neutropenia, rigors, injection site reactions.

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