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Alpha Interferon And Hiv

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what is interferon alfa-n3

Dr. Pierone,What exactly is interferon alfa-n3? I heard that it is in phase 3 clinical trials? When will this be approved and what will it do?Greg
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Alfa-N3 is Alferon N, a purified mixture of natural human alpha interferon subtypes. It is a different type of interferon and is currently approved for intralesional injection for genital warts. It may Read more »

info about interferons please

I have a friend who was infected with HIV 2 years ago, and is in fact co infected with Hep. C. I... Read more »

Which HIV meds have broader anti-viral properties?

Do any of the HIV meds show promise or efficacy as broader antiviral agents...similar to how alpha... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Interferon Alfa-2 (Roferon-A, Intron A)

... in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: Roferon-A (2a), Intron A (2b) Other Name(s): IFN, Interferón a-2, Recombinant interferon alfa-2a, Recombinant interferon alfa-2b, Recombinant interferon alpha-2a, Recombinant interferon alpha-2b Drug Class: ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

When HIV and HCV Cohabitate

...2.8 times higher -- than other genotypes. ( 11 ) Type 1 has also been demonstrated to be less responsive to treatment with alpha interferon. These results were independent of other markers such as the individual's age and the stability of CD4... Read more »
Project Inform

HCV Treatment and Monitoring Guide

...three times a week, while pegylated interferon is taken once a week. There are two types of pegylated alpha interferons: peg-interferon alfa-2a and alfa-2b. The major difference between the two is how they are dosed. The dose of alfa-2a is the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Evolving Strategies to Attack Hepatitis C

...U.S. for HCV. These are interferon alpha-2b (Schering-Plough's Intron A), interferon alpha-2a (Hoffmann-La Roche's Roferon) and interferon alfacon-1 (Amgen's artificial alpha interferon construct known as Infergen). According to large studies, ... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
...New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...7.Systemic lupus erythematosus 15, 23 8.Renal (kidney) failure 48, 23, 13 9.Hemodialysis/renal failure 56, 16, 41, 10, 49 10.Alpha interferon therapy in hemodialysis patients 54 11.Flu 36 12.Flu vaccination 30, 11, 3, 20, 13, 43 13.Herpes... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...7.Systemic lupus erythematosus 15, 23 8.Renal (kidney) failure 48, 23, 13 9.Hemodialysis/renal failure 56, 16, 41, 10, 49 10.Alpha interferon therapy in hemodialysis patients 54 11.Flu 36 12.Flu vaccination 30, 11, 3, 20, 13, 43 13.Herpes... Read more »