INTALFA 5MIU INJECTION

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for INTALFA 5MIU INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Infection, chronic hepatitis c virus (hcv) infection, multiple myeloma
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
750
₹750.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
SOLD OUT

Substitutes for INTALFA INJECTION

RELIFERON 5MIU INJECTION
Reliance Life Sciences
₹664.28/ML of injection
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EGLITON 5MIU INJECTION
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹710.0/injection
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₹1755.0/injection
134% costlier

Medicine Overview of INTALFA INJECTION

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Uses of INTALFA INJECTION

Intalfa 5miu injection is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis b virus (hbv) infection, chronic hepatitis c virus (hcv) infection, multiple myeloma, follicular lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia.
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Side effects of INTALFA INJECTION

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Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Agitation, Pharyngitis, Decreased white blood cell count, Viral infection, Dyspepsia, Fatigue, Fever, Anxiety, Depression, Decreased appetite, Cough, Cocentration impaired, Nervousness, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).

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How to use INTALFA INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How INTALFA INJECTION works

Intalfa 5miu injection modulates the body's immune system.

In Depth Information on INTALFA INJECTION

Expert advice for INTALFA INJECTION

• Seek immediate medical attention if you observe unusual bleeding or bruising. • You will be continuous monitored for complete blood cell count, liver function, kidney function, thyroid activity and serum electrolytes prior to and during the treatment of Interferon alpha 2β.  • Tell your doctor if you are being treated for psoriasis (a skin disorder characterized by red, itchy, scaly patches) as the condition may worsen after administration of interferon alpha 2β. • Inform your doctor if you have a history of or develop any mental disorders such as depression or suicidal behaviors or cirrhosis or liver problems other than Hepatitis B or C. • Exercise caution while taking interferon alpha 2β as you may develop flu like symptoms of a cold or respiratory infection such as fever, cough, or difficulty in breathing or any sort of allergic reaction. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. • Patients allergic to Interferon alpha 2β or any of its ingredients should not take it. • Interferon alpha 2-b should not be given to patients who have preexisting heart disorder, decompensated liver disease, fits (epilepsy) or other nervous system disorder • Interferon alpha 2-b should not be given to patients who have a history of autoimmune disease or an organ transplant and are on immunosuppressant therapy. • Interferon alpha 2-b should not be given to patient who have non-responding thyroid condition. • Interferon alpha 2-b should not be given to children who have any psychiatric condition such as depression, suicidal thoughts.
Warnings
Special precautions for INTALFA 5MIU INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Intalfa 5miu injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Intalfa 5miu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Interferon Alpha 2B, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns