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Zydus Cadila to start Phase III Clinical trials with Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b in India

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Zydus Cadila announced that it has successfully completed a Phase 2 clinical trial in CoVID-19 patients with its biological therapy, Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b, 'PegiHepTM'.

The study so far has indicatedthat Pegylated Interferon alpha-2bcould have a beneficial impact on the patient suffering from moderate COVID 19disease by reducing theirviral loadhelping in better disease managementsuch asreduced duration of oxygen support. Moreover, a single dose therapy will improvecompliance and also make it highlyaffordable for patients

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First Published: Thu, November 12 2020. 11:09 IST