Subject: Why is interferon beta used in MS and not interferon alpha?
Date: Thu Feb 24 15:28:09 2005
Posted by Niall Tubridy
Grade level: grad (non-science)
School: St Vincents Hospital
City: Dublin State/Province: Ireland
Area of science: Medicine
I treat many people with MS with IFN beta (1a/1b) and hepatitis C patients are
treated with interferon alpha. The latter was used in some poeple with MS but
is no longer..why is this and what are the differences in the two intergferons
modes of action
Re: Why is interferon beta used in MS and not interferon alpha?
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