A formulation of interferon and ribavirin, an antiviral compound, marketed by Schering-Plough pharmaceutical company.


... REBETRON™ kit contains RIBAVIRIN (Rebetol®) capsules and INTERFERON ALFA-2b (Intron® A) injection. Ribavirin and interferon-alfa are used together to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. Ribavirin is an antiviral agent. It is not for the treatment of simple viral infections or other types of hepatitis infections. Interferon alfa-2b is a synthetic (man-made) protein produced by genetic engineering. Natural interferons are produced to help the immune system fight viral infections. Interferon alfa, which has similar actions to natural interferons, has protective activity against viruses. Generic ribavirin capsules and interferon alfa injections are not yet available. ...
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