Interferon alphas are used to treat leukemia, melanoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Kaposi's Sarcoma, hepatitis C, hepatitis B, and HPV. They work by helping the body fight the infections.

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Prices for Popular Interferon Alphas

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Intron A
263
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INTERFERON ALFA-2b (in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made protein. Natural interferons are produced in the body to help the immune system fight viral infections and certain cancer growths. This medicine has similar actions to natural interferons and is used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, certain types of hepatitis or certain cancers. This medicine may also be used to treat genital or perianal warts.
Pegasys
3,793
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PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2a (peg in ter FEER on AL fa 2 a) is a man-made drug that acts like a protein made by the body. It is used to treat chronic hepatitis B and C infections.
Sylatron
6,640
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PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2b (peg in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made drug that acts like a protein made by the body. It is used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections.
Pegintron
899
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PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2b (peg in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made drug that acts like a protein made by the body. It is used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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