interferon alfa(con) - injection, Alferon N, Infergen, Intron A,
GENERIC NAME: INTERFERON ALFA(CON) - INJECTION (in-ter-FEER-on AL-fuh)
BRAND NAME(S): Alferon N, Infergen, Intron A, Roferon-A
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