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Interferon Beta-1b

What If I Miss a Dose of Interferon Beta-1b?

If you forget to take a dose of interferon beta-1b, take the missed dose as soon as your remember. Then start taking interferon beta-1b every other day again (do no take it two days in a row).

Who Makes Interferon Beta-1b?

Betaseron is made, marketed, and distributed by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. Extavia is made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and is marketed and distributed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Interferon Beta-1b Strengths

Interferon beta-1b comes in one strength, a vial that contains 0.3 mg of the drug, which makes a solution of 0.25 mg of interferon beta-1b per mL when mixed properly. Interferon beta-1b vials are for single use only. If your dose is less than the full vial, the remaining unused amount must be discarded (it cannot be saved for later).

Is There a Generic Version of Interferon Beta-1b?

Currently, there are no generic versions of interferon beta-1b licensed for sale (see Generic Betaseron or Generic Extavia).
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