Interferon alpha [EPC] - N0000175521

Pharmacologic Class Information

Pharmacologic Code N0000175521
Pharmacologic Name Interferon alpha
Pharmacologic Uses
  • alpha interferon
  • interferon alpha
Pharmacologic Concept Established Pharmacologic Classes - [EPC]
Pharmacologic Concept Description An established pharmacologic class is a term or phrase that is scientifically valid and clinically meaningful according to the following definitions:
  • A scientifically valid pharmacologic class is supported by documented and submitted empiric evidence showing that the drug's pharmacologic class is known, not theoretical, and relevant and specific to the indication.
  • A clinically meaningful pharmacologic class term or phrase enhances the ability of professionals to understand physiologic effects related to the indication or to anticipate undesirable effects that may be associated with the drug or pharmacologic class.

NDC Products with Interferon alpha

The table contains 3 products whose active ingredient are classified under the same pharmacologic class Interferon alpha [EPC].

NDC Proprietary Name Non-Proprietary Name Dosage Form Route Name Company Name Status
0004-0350Pegasys Non-Proprietary Name: Peginterferon Alfa-2aInjection, SolutionSubcutaneousGenentech, Inc.ACTIVE
82154-0449Pegasys Non-Proprietary Name: Peginterferon Alfa-2aInjection, SolutionSubcutaneousPharmaand GmbhACTIVE
82154-0451Pegasys Non-Proprietary Name: Peginterferon Alfa-2aInjection, SolutionSubcutaneousPharmaand GmbhACTIVE