PegIntron Redipen vs Pegasys
Did you mean taking both PegIntron Redipen and Pegasys?
PegIntron Redipen is an antiviral drug.
Pegasys is an antiviral drug.
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for Hep C
January 19, 2001
October 16, 2002
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking PegIntron Redipen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Pegasys during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between PegIntron Redipen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pegasys and alcohol.
Method of use
Injector: 50 mcg/0.5 mL, 80 mcg/0.5 mL, 120 mcg/0.5 mL, 150 mcg/0.5 mL
Solution: 180 mcg/mL
Syringe: 180 mcg/0.5 mL
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Interaction between PegIntron Redipen and Pegasys: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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