Peginterferon Alfa 2-a

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L03AB11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0198153-51-4

Therapeutic Categories

Immunomodulator

Biological response modifier, BRM

Antiviral agent: Treatment of hepatitis

Chemical Name

Mono(N2,N6-dicarboxy-L-lysyl)interferon alfa-2a, diesters with polyethylene glycol monomethyl ether (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Peginterferonum alfa-2a (Latin)
  • Peginterferon alfa 2-a (German)
  • Peginterferon alfa 2-a (French)
  • Peginterferon alfa 2-a (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Peginterferon Alfa 2-a (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Interferon alfa-2a [poly(oxyethylen)] (IS)
  • Interferon alfa-2a macrogol (IS)
  • Interferon alfa-2a, pegyliert (IS)
  • PEG-interferon alfa-2a (IS)
  • Polyethylene glycol interferon alfa-2a (IS)
  • Ro 258310 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Pegasys RBV (Peginterferon Alfa 2-a and Ribavirin)
    Roche, Australia; Roche, Canada; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Philippines
  • Pegasys
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Argentina; Roche, Austria; Roche, Australia; Roche, Aruba; Roche, Azerbaijan; Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Belarus; Roche, Canada; Roche, Switzerland; Roche, Chile; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Cuba; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Israel; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Kenya; Roche, Cambodia; Roche, South Korea; Roche, Kazakhstan; Roche, Laos; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Latvia; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Macedonia; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Paraguay; Roche, Romania; Roche, Serbia; Roche, Russian Federation; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Slovenia; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Tunisia; Roche, Turkey; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, Ukraine; Roche, United States; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, Uzbekistan; Roche, Venezuela; Roche, South Africa; Roche RX, Singapore
  • Unitron PEG
    Schering-Plough, Canada

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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