What are the interventions for administering interferon (Actimmune) drugs?
adverse effects include: flu - like symptoms, fever, headache, malaise, myalgia, and fatigue. the major dose limiting adverse effect is fatigue
Used for the treatment of viral infections, various cancers, and some autoimmune disorders.
patients CBC should be documented, because long term therapy with these drugs may lead to bone marrow suppression. other levels should be checked like BUN, creatinine levels, platelet counts, and ALP and AST, and UA.
baseline vital signs.