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Pegihep 80mcg Injection

By ZYDUS LIFESCIENCES LIMITED
Refrigerated
0.5ml Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
MRP 12952.38*
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Pegihep 80mcg Injection Description

Pegihep 80 mcg injection contains peginterferon alpha-2B as the active ingredient. This injection is used in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection who show signs of liver damage. Peginterferon

alpha-2B acts on various molecules to inhibit the replication of the virus. This injection may not cure hepatitis infection, but it prevents the complications associated with the disease. Pegihep 80 mcg is injected under medical supervision only. You should not self-administer or swallow the injection. Before using this injection, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. You should also tell your doctor if you ever had an organ transplant or are undergoing any other surgery, including dental surgery.

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ContainsPeginterferon Alpha-2b
UsesChronic Hepatitis C Viral infection
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, headache
TherapyDRUGS FOR HEPATITIS C
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uses

Uses of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

  • Chronic Hepatitis C Viral infection
contraindications

Contraindications of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

  • Known allergy to any ingredients of pegihep injection
sideEffects

Side effects of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Confusion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pegihep 80 mcg during pregnancy?
A:
Pegihep 80 mcg injection is not recommended during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pegihep 80 mcg while breastfeeding?
A:
Pegihep 80 mcg injection is not recommended while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Pegihep 80 mcg?
A:
No, because Pegihep 80 mcg injection causes drowsiness and dizziness as side effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I take alcohol with Pegihep 80 mcg?
A:
Do not consume alcohol before discussing with your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are consuming any medications or supplements
  • You have a history of organ transplant surgery
  • You had or are going to have dental surgery or other surgery
  • You have sleep problems
  • You have eye problems
  • You have problems in your pancreas
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

How Does It Work?

Pegihep 80 mcg contains peginterferon alpha-2B as the active ingredient. Peginterferon alpha-2B acts on various molecules to inhibit the replication of virus.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

  • Pegihep 80mcg injection is only given under medical supervision
  • Do not self-administer the injection
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

  • Do not freeze
  • Keep the medicine away from reach from children
  • Do not use the medicine after expiry date
  • Do not throw medicines in wastewater
dosage

Dosage of Pegihep 80mcg Injection

Overdose

Since the injection is administered under medical supervision, chances of overdose are less likely. Contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately, if you experience unusual effe...
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Missed a Dose

Since the injection is administered under medical supervision, chances of missed dose is less likely.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take medicine to reduce fever?

A: Yes, you can use over-the-counter medicine to reduce fever. If fever persist, contact your doctor.

Q: Does Pegihep injection affects fertility?

A: Yes, Pegihep injection affects fertility.

Q: Does Pegihep injection cause weight gain?

A: No, Pegihep injection can cause weight loss as side effect. Seek medical advice if you experience sudden changes in weight.
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22/10/2024
Last Updated on: 25 May 2022 | 07:58 PM (IST)

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