Peginterferon Alfa-2a (Subcutaneous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Peginterferon alfa-2a is a synthetic (man-made) version of a substance that is normally produced in the body to fight infection. Peginterferon alfa-2a is used alone or together with ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. It is used for patients who have never been treated by alpha interferons. Peginterferon alfa-2a is also used to treat adult patients with HBeAg positive and negative chronic hepatitis B. It is used in patients who have liver disease and evidence of viral replication and liver inflammation.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: