Peginterferon alfa-2b Taspiance 180mcg Injection
Trade name: Peginterferon alfa-2b Injecion
Manufacturer name: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Presentation : Injection
Strength : 180mcg
What is Taspiance used for?
Peginterferon alfa-2b is a drug that is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (viral liver swelling) in persons who have symptoms of liver damage.
What is the difference between interferon and peginterferon?
It is often known as peginterferon, is a chemically modified version of interferon that is used to treat hepatitis C and, in rare cases, hepatitis B. The PEG, which stands for polyethylene glycol, is the distinction between interferon and taspiance.
What is interferon injection used for?
Hepatitis B and C, lymphoma (lymph node cancer), malignant melanoma (skin cancer), genital warts, hairy cell leukaemia (blood cell cancer), and Kaposi sarcoma are all treated with interferon alfa-2b injections (AIDS-related tumor). Interferons are proteins that are created by cells in the body to aid in the fight against infections and malignancies.
Is taspiance better than interferon?
Even in patients with severe fibrosis, investigations consistently showed that peginterferon monotherapy was superior to conventional interferon. Only two high-quality articles compared peginterferon plus ribavirin to conventional interferon plus ribavirin in combination interferon therapy.
What is the use of taspiance alfa?
Taspiance alfa-2b is a medicine that is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (viral liver swelling) in persons who have symptoms of liver damage.
What is interferon alpha 2b used for?
Taspiance alfa-2b is a medicine that is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (viral liver swelling) in persons who have symptoms of liver damage. To know more click here.
Why is this medication prescribed?
Taspiance alfa-2b is used alone or in combination with ribavirin (a medicine) to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (liver swelling caused by a virus) in persons who have already been treated with interferon alpha (a medication comparable to peginterferon alfa-2b). Interferons are a type of drug that includes peginterferon alfa-2b. Peginterferon alpha-2b is a mixture of interferon and polyethylene glycol that allows interferon to stay active in your body for longer. Peginterferon alpha-2b acts by lowering hepatitis C virus (HCV) levels in the body. Peginterferon alfa-2b may not be able to cure hepatitis C or keep you from acquiring consequences such as liver cirrhosis (scarring).
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