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Drug Guide

Interferon Beta-1b

    Interferon Beta-1b
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Naturally occurring cytokine that mediates antiviral, antineoplastic and immunomodulatory processes within the body.

Clinical Use

  • Indications

  • Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Adverse Effects
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Elevated LFTs
  • Thrombocytopaenia / leukopaenia
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Monitoring

  • 3-6-monthly testing of FBC, LFTs and thyroid function.
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