Interferon

What is Interferon?

Interferons(IFN s) are proteins made and released by host cells in response to the presence of pathogens such as virus , bacteria.

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What are the long term side affects of Interferon & Ribavarin?

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When both are used together, you are prone to Autoimmune Hepatitis

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Welcome to HCM: Please note that each has a slew...

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This is just a general question. Is Interferon derived from human blood? XXXXXXX

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Interferons are released by blood cells in response to infections

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hello I've been on pegetron interferon and ribavirin for three weeks now and I'm told that my white blood cells and neutrophils are low what does...

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infection risk

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hi, interferon can lower your neutrophil counts. these are the cells that fight off infections...

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