Pegasys® (peginterferon alfa-2a)

BL 103964

Pegasys® (peginterferon alfa-2a)

BL 103964

U.S. License Holder:

Hoffmann-La Roche

Date of License:


Last Update:


approved_indications FDA-Approved Indications

PEGASYS (peginterferon alfa-2a) is an inducer of the innate immune response indicated for the treatment of:

Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC): Adult Patients: In combination therapy with other hepatitis C virus drugs for adults with compensated liver disease. Pegasys monotherapy is indicated only if patient has contraindication or significant intolerance to other HCV drugs; Pediatric Patients: In combination with ribavirin for pediatric patients 5 years of age and older with compensated liver disease:

Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB): Adult Patients: Treatment of adults with HBeAg-positive and HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection who have compensated liver disease and evidence of viral replication and liver inflammation; Pediatric Patients: Treatment of non-cirrhotic pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with HBeAg-positive CHB and evidence of viral replication and elevations in serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT).


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