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Titaferon 50 mcg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Titaferon Injection

Titaferon 50 mcg Injection is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

Titaferon 50 mcg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. Doctor may advise to check your complete blood cell count, liver, kidney function, thyroid activity and lipid levels prior to and during the treatment. It is better to seek immediate medical attention if you develop symptoms like depression, or any vision problem. You should use effective contraception method to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine and after you stop the treatment (for 4 months). Titaferon 50 mcg Injection may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you. It may cause headache, Fatigue, and dry mouth as its side effects.

Titaferon 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 Titaferon Injection

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

How Titaferon Injection works

Titaferon 50 mcg Injection modulates the body's immune system.

Titaferon Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Titaferon 50 mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Titaferon 50 mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Titaferon 50 mcg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Titaferon 50 mcg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Patients may develop dizziness, confusion, somnolence, and fatigue while on Titaferon 50 mcg Injection and should be cautioned to avoid driving.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Titaferon 50 mcg 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 Titaferon Injection?

If you miss a dose of Titaferon 50 mcg 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.
Titaferon 50 mcg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Titaferon 50 mcg 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

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How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
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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
How to get rid of Hepatitis C virus present inside the body which is still nonreactive ?
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Diabetes Specialist
Consult a Gastro enterologist
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