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Interferon Alfa-n1 Brand Names
Interferon Alfa-n1 may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Interferon Alfa-n1 Drug Class
Interferon Alfa-n1 is part of the drug class:
Interferon Alfa-n1 Interactions
This is not a complete list of Interferon Alfa-n1drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Interferon Alfa-n1 and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Interferon Alfa-n1 falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Interferon Alfa-n1 should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Interferon Alfa-n1 should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Interferon Alfa-n1 Dosage
Take interferon alfa-n1 exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Interferon Alfa-n1 dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Interferon Alfa-n1 is available in the following doses:
- Interferon Alfa-n1 3000000 Units/ml Injectable Injection
Forms of Medication
Interferon Alfa-n1 is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution