Roferon A 3Million IU Injection

Roferon A 3Million IU Injection

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Introduction

Roferon A 3Million IU Injection is used in the treatment of follicular lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia. It works by altering cell function/growth and the body’s natural defenses (immune system) in many ways.

Roferon A 3Million IU Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Headache, flu-like symptoms, sweating, fatigue, and muscle pain are some common side effects of this medicine. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver and blood sugar level. You must have to inform your doctor immediately if you notice mood change, depression, and change in vision.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Roferon A Injection

Side effects of Roferon A Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Roferon A

  • Decreased appetite
  • Decreased calcium level in blood
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Hair loss
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Rigors
  • Sweating
  • Vomiting

How to use Roferon A Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Roferon A Injection works

Roferon A 3Million IU Injection modulates the body’s immune system.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Roferon A 3Million IU Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Roferon A 3Million IU Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Roferon A 3Million IU Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Roferon A 3Million IU Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

CAUTION
Roferon A 3Million IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Roferon A 3Million IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Roferon A 3Million IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roferon A 3Million IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Roferon A Injection?

If you miss a dose of Roferon A 3Million IU Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.