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Interferons are a family of natural occurring proteins. Interferons are used to treat many diseases that involve the immune system for example, cancers, hepatitis, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, genital and perianal warts, and granulomatous disease. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions and patient safety information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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Terms related to interferon:

  • Extavia
  • Infergen
  • Interferon alfa-2a
  • Interferon alfa-2b
  • Interferon alfa-n3
  • Interferon alfacon-1
  • Interferon beta-1b
  • Interferon gamma-1b
  • Intron-A
  • Peg-Intron
  • Pegasys
  • Peginterferon alfa-2b
  • Rebetron
  • Refib
  • Roferon-A
  • Actimmune
  • Alferon-N
  • Avonex
  • Betaseron

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