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What is Infergen
Feb 7, 2005

Hello Doctor,

You've mentioned in one of your answers that Infergen might work granted other options did not work. I thought there is the Peg Intron and Peg sys in the market. So what is Infergen? How would the differ from the other products.

Thanks again for your help and answers.

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Infergen is consensus interferon. It can work when the others don't. Unfortunately, it is not pegylated yet so it is very inconvenient and the side effects are brutal, because to make it work you have to take one shot per day plus ribavirin too. It is not something that I would start with, but it is available for people who have failed peg. DTD

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