Use of Recombinant Interferon Alfa-2b in Cancer Treatment
This is to treat the following conditions:
- AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma is a kind of cancer. It is for people who don’t have a lot of symptoms from the condition.
- Follicular lymphoma has a high risk of recurrence. In adults, the use is in conjunction with chemotherapy.
- Adults with genital warts.
- Adults with hairy cell leukaemia.
- Melanoma. It’s also utilized as adjuvant therapy in individuals who’ve had surgery and are at a high risk of recurrence.
Other forms of cancer and other diseases are under research with recombinant interferon alfa-2b.
Detailed scientific definition- Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary
A summary of key facts regarding this medication in layman’s terms, which may contain the following:
- Cautions about this medicine
- What is the use and how?
- Whom should you consult before taking it?
- What you should know about it before using it?
- Other drugs that might interact with it
- Possible negative effects
Drugs are frequently under research to see whether they can assist treat or prevent conditions other than those already prevalent. This patient information leaflet covers uses which have been under authorization. Much of the material, though, might also apply to authorized uses that are being investigated.