Pegihep 50mcg Injection

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Pegihep 50mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, Multiple myeloma(blood cancer)
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Pegihep Injection


Uses of Pegihep Injection

Pegihep 50mcg 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.

Side effects of Pegihep Injection


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


How to use Pegihep Injection

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

How Pegihep Injection works

Pegihep 50mcg injection modulates the body's immune system.

In Depth Information on Pegihep Injection

Special precautions for Pegihep 50mcg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pegihep 50mcg 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.
Pegihep 50mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Patients may develop dizziness, confusion, somnolence, and fatigue while on Pegihep 50mcg Injection and should be cautioned to avoid driving.
Pegihep 50mcg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pegylated 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.
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