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Manufactured by: Sanofi India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Interferon Alpha 2B

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Shanferon Information

Shanferon Benefits & Uses

Shanferon is used to treat the following -

Shanferon Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Shanferon

Interferon Alpha 2B

Shanferon Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Shanferon is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Blurred vision
  4. Insomnia Mild
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Agitation
  9. Pharyngitis
  10. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  11. Dyspepsia
  12. Fatigue Mild
  13. Anxiety Mild
  14. Fever Mild
  15. Depression Moderate
  16. Cough Mild
  17. Confusion
  18. Muscle Ache Mild
  19. Loss of appetite
  20. Diarrhoea

Shanferon Related Warnings

Is the use of Shanferon safe for pregnant women?

Shanferon may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Shanferon again without your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Shanferon safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Shanferon on breastfeeding women are very mild.


What is the effect of Shanferon on the Kidneys?

Shanferon may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Shanferon on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Shanferon on [Organ] have been reported.


What is the effect of Shanferon on the Heart?

Shanferon has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Shanferon with Other Drugs

Shanferon should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Shanferon Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Shanferon unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Stroke
  4. Anemia
  5. Heart Disease
  6. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  7. Diabetes
  8. Liver Disease
  9. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Shanferon

Is this Shanferon habit forming or addictive?

No, Shanferon is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Shanferon, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Shanferon only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Shanferon is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Shanferon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Shanferon

Taking Shanferon with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Shanferon

Taking Shanferon with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.



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