What is the recommended dosage of Roferon and Lamidac in Hepatitis B infection?
Q: How to use Roferon A (equivalent to Intron A) or Lamidac 100 tablets for the treatment of HBsAg? Do these medicines have any side effects? For how long should they be taken? Can HBsAg be cured completely by these medicines?
A:Roferon-A is given by sub-cutaneous injection. In Chronic Active Hepatitis B, the dose is 2.5-5 million units per square metre of the body surface, 3 times per week for 4-6 months. Lamidac 100 mg is to be taken by mouth - one tablet daily. It is the drug of choice in Hepatitis B. Response to these agents varies from person to person.