Interferon alpha-2a

Drug Profile

Interferon alpha-2a

Alternative Names: Roferon-A

Latest Information Update: 19 Sep 2011

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At a glance

  • Originator Roche
  • Class Antineoplastics; Antivirals; Interferons
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Chronic myeloid leukaemia; Cutaneous T cell lymphoma; Hairy cell leukaemia; Hepatitis C; Kaposi's sarcoma; Malignant melanoma; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Renal cell carcinoma

Most Recent Events

  • 17 Apr 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Oct 2007 Withdrawn for Chronic myeloid leukaemia in USA (unspecified route)
  • 01 Oct 2007 Withdrawn for Hairy cell leukaemia in USA (unspecified route)
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