• Medicine
  • Published in Therapie 1995

[Evaluation of side effects of interferon-alpha in 72 patients treated for chronic active hepatitis C].

@article{Duch1995EvaluationOS,
  title={[Evaluation of side effects of interferon-alpha in 72 patients treated for chronic active hepatitis C].},
  author={A. Duch{\'e} and Guillaume Decocq and D. Capron-Chivrac and Michel Andr{\'e}jak},
  journal={Therapie},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={
          419-23
        }
}
Interferon alfa (INF alpha), which is used in chronic active viral hepatitis, presents some safety problems. Side effects observed in 72 treated patients with chronic active hepatitis C are analysed in this retrospective study. Doses used were 3 or 9 M IU, three times a week, for 12 to 24 weeks. There were no contra-indications to the treatment and all patients had the factors predictive of a satisfactory therapeutic response. Apart from general debility, there were side effects in 65 of the 72… CONTINUE READING

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