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Were you looking for more information about Sylatron? Silatron is a common misspelling of Sylatron.
Available by prescription only, Sylatron™ (peginterferon alfa-2b) is a medication approved for slowing down the return of malignant melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer, after it has been removed surgically.
Sylatron comes as an injection given just under the skin (subcutaneously). It is given once a week for up to five years. You may not be able to use this drug if you have certain allergies or if you are taking certain medications, vitamins, or supplements. Fever, headaches, and fatigue are among the possible side effects.
(Click Sylatron for more information on what this medication is used for, how it works, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before starting treatment with this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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