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Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection

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Overview

Uses of Teferon Powder for Injection

Teferon Powder for Injection side effects

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

How to use Teferon Powder for Injection

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

How Teferon Powder for Injection works

Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection modulates the body's immune system.

Teferon Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Patients may develop dizziness, confusion, somnolence, and fatigue while on Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection and should be cautioned to avoid driving.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Teferon 100 mcg Powder for 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.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Teferon Powder for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Teferon 100 mcg Powder for Injection helps treat chronic hepatitis C in adults.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and 4 months after stopping the treatment.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells, liver and thyroid function, and lipid levels during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any changes in your behavior, mood or vision.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Teferon

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I'm suffering from Hepatitis A. But I have no symptoms of it. I'm pretty normal and I've no problems with it. Why it seems so? What should I do?My Bilirubin level is 3.5 and sgpt is 307
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT A infection is usually caused by infected food and water. If your bilirubin is this high, I suggest you should consult a Gastroenterologist for further course of action
How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.-52-ds-tablet-otc135545One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsUse this medicine along with your treatment
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