interferon beta


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However, individuals who have a history of hypersensitivity to natural or recombinant interferon beta or peginteferon should discuss other options with their healthcare provider.
(1995), after noting three patients with hepatitis C developing sudden hearing loss after treatment with interferon (two cases with interferon beta and one case with interferon alpha), prospectively assessed hearing for all patients with chronic viral hepatitis (B or C, and one patient with a brain tumor) receiving interferon therapy (n = 73).
Interferon beta 1, generically known as Ziferon, is mainly injected subcutaneously and has antiviral and immunomodulating properties.
However, the authors commented their data does not suggest that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation was harmful or that it interfered with interferon beta treatment, which they noted can reduce disease activity in the relapsing-remitting course of the disease.
PROLOR is using the exact same CTP peptide to extend the duration of action of otherprotein therapeutics, including human growth hormone (hGH-CTP) and interferon beta,with the aim of reducing the number of injections required for these chronicindications.
The Swedish biotech company Biovitrum AB said on Tuesday (8 June) that it had agreed to manufacture the US company Maxygen Inc's interferon beta material for Phase I and Phase II clinical development.
Protective effect of recombinant murine interferon beta against mouse hepatitis virus infection.
In January last year the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Nice) decided the drugs interferon beta and glatiramer acetate were not cost-effective treatments and could not be recommended on the NHS.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved first-line therapies for RMS are interferon beta preparations, including intramuscular (im) interferon beta-1a (Avonex, B iogen Idec, 2008), subcutaneous (SC) interferon beta-1a (Rebif, EMD Serono, 2009), SC interferon beta-1b (Betaseron, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, 2010), and SC interferon beta-1b (Extavia, Novartis Pharmaceutical Company, 2012).
Currently, there are 10 treatments for MS: four interferon beta products; one glatiramer acetate; one monoclonal antibody--natalizumab; three oral treatments--fingolimod, teriflunomide, and dimethyl fumarate; and one immunosuppressant agent--mitoxantrone.
Addressing a ceremony held to mark the launch of operation of the production line of interferon beta 1, generically known as Ziferon, Iranian Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastgerdi said that the move would make Iran independent of importing MS drugs.

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