Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Pegasys
  2. Pegasys Proclick


Peginterferon alfa-2a injection is used alone or together with other medicines (eg, ribavirin [Copegus®, Rebetol®], boceprevir [Victrelis®], and telaprevir [Incivek®]) to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. It is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B infection. Peginterferon alfa-2a is a synthetic (man-made) version of a substance that is normally produced in the body. It helps your immune system fight hepatitis infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution