Hep C News

FDA Approves Epclusa by Gilead, New Hep C Treatment for All Genotypes

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June 28, 2016  The US FDA approved the first pan-genotypic (for all genotypes) combination tablet of Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir), which is a once-daily fixed dose treatment for Hepatitis C. Epclusa is made by Gilead Sciences who is the current pharma leader with Hepatitis C treatment Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) and Sovaldi (sofosbuvir). Epclusa will bring great benefits to …

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FDA Approves Changes to Hep C Treatment Harvoni to expand treatment options

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FDA approved changes February 12, 2016 to Hep C treatment Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir), a fixed dose treatment primary to treat chronic hepatitis C genotype 1, to now include liver transplant patients, genotype 4 liver transplant patients without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis, and genotype 1 patients with decompensated cirrhosis. All major changes also include …

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FDA approves New Hep C Treatment Zepatier by Merck for Genotypes 1 and 4

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Jan 28, 2016 the U.S. FDA approved the newest treatment for chronic Hepatitis C, Zepatier, a fixed-dose combination (elbasvir and grazoprevir) which can be used with or without ribavirin.  Zepatier produced by Merck provides another oral treatment option without interferon for patients with genotype 1 and 4. Cure Rate In six clinical trial studies, Zepatier …

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