The product is indicated for the treatment of HCV in combination with other antiviral drugs in patients over 5 years of age with compensated liver disease. May be used as a monotherapy in patients with contraindications to or significant intolerance to other anti-viral therapies. The product is also indicated as a monotherapy for adult patients with HBeAg positive and HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B infection who havecompensated liver disease and evidence of viral replication and liver inflammation.
Examples of Clinical Use:
Compensated liver disease
The product induces the body's innate antiviral response.
Mechanism of action:
Peginterferon alfa-2a is derived from recombinant human interferon's alfa-2a moeity. It binds to and activates human type 1 interferon receptors causing them to dimerize. This activates the JAK/STAT pathway. Activation of the JAK/STAT pathway increases expression of multiple genes in multiple tissues involved in the innate antiviral response.
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