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Safety in Lactation: Viral hepatitis

21 September 2020Hepatitis B: Women infected with hepatitis B can breastfeed and this does not confer any additional risk for the transmission of hepatitis B. Infants of…

Safety in Lactation: Other immunomodulating drugs

21 September 2020Several drugs in this section (dimethyl fumerate, interferon beta, fingolimod, glatiramer, natalizumab) are used in multiple sclerosis (MS) but are not normally interchangeable as they…
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Refrigerated Storage

PegasysRoche Products Ltd

Roche Products Ltd
Pegasys
Solution for injection in pre-filled syringe - all strengths

Contact Roche Products Ltd in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Storage at ambient temperature: not provided by manufacturer.

Do not freeze. Keep the pre-filled syringe in the outer carton in order to protect from light.

28 September 2020
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug's properties
For hepatitis B and C infections
No direct published evidence of safety. Limited evidence for interferon alfa will apply to peginterferon alfa
16 September 2020
Yes
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug's properties
No direct published evidence of safety. Limited evidence for interferon alfa will apply to peginterferon alfa
16 September 2020