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Peginterferon Alfa 2-a

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L03AB11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0198153-51-4

Chemical Formula

C860-H1349-N227-O255-S9

Molecular Weight

19236

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent: Treatment of hepatitis

Biological response modifier, BRM

Immunomodulator

Chemical Name

Mono(N2,N6-dicarboxy-L-lysyl)interferon alfa-2a, diesters wit polyetylene glycol monometyl eter (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Peginterferonum alfa-2a (Latin)
  • Peginterferon alfa 2-a (German)
  • Peginterf√©ron alfa 2-a (French)
  • Peginterfer√≥n alfa 2-a (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Optipeg-A
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Pegasys
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Argentina; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, Chile; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Egypt; Roche, Spain; 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, South Korea; Roche, Lebanon; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Russian Federation; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Slovenia; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Tunisia; Roche, Turkey; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, United States; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, Vietnam; Roche, South Africa; Roche Registration, Austria
  • Pegasys RBV (Peginterferon Alfa 2-a and Ribavirin)
    Roche, Australia; Roche, Canada; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Philippines
  • Pegferon
    GMP, Georgia
  • Reiferon
    Minapharm, Egypt
  • Reiferon Retard
    Minapharm, Egypt

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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