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PegIntron Redipen vs Pegasys

PegIntron Redipen
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Pegasys
Other name: Peginterferon Alfa-2a Peginterferon Alfa-2a
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Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
for Hep C
3.3
Helpfulness
for Hep C
2.2
Concern level
3.0
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Method of use:
Injection
Method of use:
Injection
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
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Pegintron Redipen (or Peg-Intron Redipen) is a needle-based injector medical device (drug delivery device) that uses a dual chamber cartridge and is the first and only pen delivery system the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved for administering p...
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Pegylated interferon alfa-2a (pegylated with a branched 40 kDa PEG chain commercial name Pegasys) is an antiviral drug discovered at the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche|F.\n Hoffmann-La Roche it has a dual mode of action - both antiviral...
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Burning
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Bruise
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Bone Pain
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Flu
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Headaches
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Insomnia
3
Fever
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Anemia
1
Rash
1
Allergies
1
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Anemia
3
Headaches
2
Rash
2
Nausea
2
Fever
1
Hair Loss
1
Anxiety
1
Insomnia
1
Flu Like Symptoms
1
Flu
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About PegIntron Redipen
Pegintron Redipen (or Peg-Intron Redipen) is a needle-based injector medical device (drug delivery device) that uses a dual chamber cartridge and is the first and only pen delivery system the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved for administering p...
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Pegylated interferon alfa-2a (pegylated with a branched 40 kDa PEG chain commercial name Pegasys) is an antiviral drug discovered at the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche|F.\n Hoffmann-La Roche it has a dual mode of action - both antiviral...
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pegintron redipen instead pegasys, cause i heard Pegasys is...
" i have asked my hepa, why i am on pegintron redipen instead pegasys, cause i heard Pegasys is tiny bit more better regarding SVR chance and... "

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way.  If pegasys prefilled, make sure the needle is...
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" Pegasys or PegIntron Redipen?  If the Redipen the instructions anticipate a few ...was a one-way trip all the way.  If pegasys prefilled, make sure the needle is pushed on firmly. Â... "

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first tx was using PegIntron (Redipen) - the stuff kicked...
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" ... The first tx was using PegIntron (Redipen) - the stuff kicked my ...butt.  This tx it's Pegasys .  The pegs affect ...a few others I've read, Pegasys is 'less rude'.  I... "

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you are taking the Pegasys, it is not weight based. The sa...
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" Are you using Pegasys?  Or are you having to fill ...in a prefilled syringe.  With the PegIntron Redipen I just point and push.  No ...up.  Too, if you are taking the Pegasys, it is not weight... "

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ve you the prefilled Pegasys syringes? They go really sm...
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" ...have been taking a tylenol about an hour before shot.  For me, no side effect, just go back to ...I ever!).   Did they give you the prefilled Pegasys syringes?  They go really smooth.  I can't... "

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using the pegintron redipen, and therefore insurance has...
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" ...are taking a day. Are you are using the pegintron redipen, and therefore insurance has to approve 7 pens a week instead of 1 pen per week? So it is not ...a matter of splitting the pegasys pre-filled ... "

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en for my 48 weeks of treatment. I hated it at first...
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" ...you are treating. I used the PegIntron RediPen for my 48 weeks of treatment.  I hated it at first and even ...harder on my system that Pegasys, the INF I used for ...even out as well as Pegasys so you may... "

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inside. Both Pegasys and PegIntron Redipen have websites...
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" ...thigh, not the inside. Both Pegasys and PegIntron Redipen have websites that show picture... "

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syringe (currently doing the Pegasys ) The PegIntron...
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" I've done both the PegIntron RediPen and the Pegasys prefilled syringe (currently doing the Pegasys ) The PegIntron RediPen looks like some space aged plastic gizmo whereas the Pegasys prefilled... "

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they won't approve pegintron redipen. their preffered drug...
" just received a notice from my prescription plan that they won't approve pegintron redipen. their preffered drug is pegasys. it's after hours for my dr. right now. should i be alarmed by... "

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