peginterferon alfa-2b (generic name)
It is a man-made drug that acts like a protein made by the body
(peg in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b)
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Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Vials: Store unmixed vials at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. After mixing, store in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F) and use in 24 hours or less. Protect from light.
PEG-Intron Redipen: should be stored refrigerated between 2 and 8 degrees C (between 36 and 46 degrees F). Do not freeze. This is a single use pen. It does not contain preservatives. After mixing, use immediately. If needed, it may be stored in the refrigerator (2and8 degrees C or 36and46 degrees F) for up to 24 hours.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.