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Interferon Alfa-2a

(in-ter-FEER-on AL-fa)

Interferon alfa-2a is used to treat certain types of cancer and hepatitis, or it may be used to treat other conditions in your child.

Ask your child's doctor exactly what this drug is being used for if you are not sure.

It is available as an injectable medication that can be given intramuscularly (into the muscle), subcutaneously (under the skin) or intravenously (IV).

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013