Interferon alpha (ABX)

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Interferon alpha (ABX) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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INDICATIONS

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  • Hepatitis C and AIDS-related KS (interferon [IFN] alpha 2a and IFN alpha 2b)
  • CML and hairy cell leukemia (IFN alpha 2a)
  • Hepatitis B (IFN alpha 2b)
  • Condyloma acuminata, hairy cell leukemia, malignant melanoma, follicular lymphoma (IFN alpha 2b)
  • Pegylated Interferon (Peg-Intron and Pegasys): Hepatitis C. Only Pegasys plus Copegus have the indication for HCV in HIV coinfected patients.

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Last updated: September 6, 2017

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TY - ELEC T1 - Interferon alpha (ABX) ID - 540290 A1 - Dzintars,Kathryn,Pharm.D., BCPS AU - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. Y1 - 2017/09/06/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540290/all/Interferon_alpha__ABX_ PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -