Adverse reactions in long-term interferon treatment.


Adverse reactions in interferon treatment were studied in long-term treatment schedules. Thirteen patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with 10(7) units interferon-2b s.c. daily for 6 months showed serious side effects. The general condition worsened in 10 patients. The average weight loss was 7 kg per patient. The remissions achieved (1… (More)