Table 1.

IFNs approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of viral hepatitis

IFNTrade nameManufacturerDisease
IFN-α2aRoferon AHoffman LaRocheHepatitis C
IFN-α2bIntron AScheringHepatitis B, Hepatitis C
IFN-αnl (lymphoblastoid)WellferonGlaxo WellcomeHepatitis C
IFN-αconInfergenAmgenHepatitis C
Peg-IFN-α2bPEG-IntronScheringHepatitis C