Pegasys Drug

Important Information about Pegasys Drug

  • Pegasys is prepared from human proteins that help out the body to fight with viral infections.
  • The generic name of pegasys is peg interferon alfa-2a.
  • The person is not supposed to take pegasys if he have autoimmune hepatitis, liver failure, a hemoglobin blood cell disorder and pregnant.
  • Pegasys side effects are confusion, severe depression, unusual anxiety, aggression, sudden numbness.

Serious side effects of Pegasys are:

  • confusion, severe depression, thoughts of hurting yourself or others;
  • unusual anxiety, aggression, or unusual thoughts or behaviors;
  • sudden numbness, weakness, or loss of balance or coordination;
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • easy bruising or bleeding;
  • worsening of psoriasis;
  • chest pain, uneven heartbeats, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
  • cough, stabbing chest pain, feeling short of breath;
  • severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, fast heart rate;
  • blurred vision, headache or pain behind your eyes; or
  • fever with severe stomach pain and bloody diarrhea.

Less serious Pegasys side effects may include:

  • increased hunger, thirst, or urination;
  • feeling mildly anxious or irritable;
  • headache, muscle or joint pain;
  • nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, loss of appetite;
  • hair loss, weight loss;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • skin itching; or
  • pain, redness, swelling, or irritation where the medicine was injected.