PEG-interferon alfa-2a

A drug used to treat hepatitis C infections. It is also being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. It is a cytokine that is modified in the laboratory. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called Pegasys.

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  • PEG-interferon alfa-2b — A drug used to treat hepatitis C infections. It is also being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. It is a cytokine that is modified in the laboratory. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called PEG Intron and SCH… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • PEG-Intron — A drug that is used to treat hepatitis C infections. It is also being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. PEG Intron is a cytokine that is modified in the laboratory. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called PEG… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Interferon — A naturally occurring substance that interferes with the ability of viruses to reproduce. Interferon also boosts the immune system. There are a number of different interferons. They fall into three main classes : alpha, beta, and gamma. All are… …   Medical dictionary

  • Peginterferon alfa-2b — Systematic (IUPAC) name PEGylated human interferon alpha 2b Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com Consumer Drug Information …   Wikipedia

  • Peginterferon alfa-2a — Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com Consumer Drug Information MedlinePlus …   Wikipedia

  • peginterferon alfa-2a — a covalent conjugate of recombinant interferon alfa 2a and polyethylene glycol (PEG), used in the treatment of chronic infection by hepatitis C virus or hepatitis B virus; administered subcutaneously …   Medical dictionary

  • peginterferon alfa-2b — a covalent conjugate of recombinant interferon alfa 2b and polyethylene glycol (PEG), used in the treatment of chronic infection by hepatitis C virus; administered subcutaneously …   Medical dictionary

  • Peginterferon alfa — Wikipedia:Redaktion Chemie/ausgeblendete Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Peginterferon α 2a Summenformel C860H1353N227O255S9 CAS Nummer 198153 51 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peginterferon alfa-2a — Wikipedia:Redaktion Chemie/ausgeblendete Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Peginterferon α 2a Summenformel C860H1353N227O255S9 CAS Nummer 198153 51 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peginterferon alfa-2b — Wikipedia:Redaktion Chemie/ausgeblendete Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Peginterferon α 2a Summenformel C860H1353N227O255S9 CAS Nummer 198153 51 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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