Which medications in the drug class Interferons are used in the treatment of Polycythemia Vera?

Updated: Aug 20, 2019
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Interferons

Recombinant interferon alfa is a biologic response modifier with myelosuppressive activity.

Interferon alfa 2b (Interferon alfa-2b, Intron A)

Protein product manufactured by recombinant DNA technology. Can lower counts and shrink enlarged spleens.


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