Hepatitis C Treatment

U.S. FDA Updates on Hepatitis C Treatment Drugs

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The U.S. FDA released November 13, 2017 new updates on Hepatitis C treatment medications.   The Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir), Epclusa (sofosbuvir and velpatasvir) and Vosevi (sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir) labels were updated to include information pertaining to changes in International Normalized Ratio (INR) values in patients receiving warfarin.   Section 7: DRUG …

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Hepatitis C Treatment Medications

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There are a variety of hepatitis C treatment medications offered for all genotypes, with various stages of liver disease today. Until a few years ago there were only two treatments available to treat Hepatitis C and for the first time bring a cure for the Hep C virus.   Improvements in Hepatitis C treatment include majority of …

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FDA Approves New Hepatitis C Treatment Mavyret for All Genotypes

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The U.S. FDA approved Hepatitis C treatment Mavyret, for all genotypes, for patients without cirrhosis and those with compensated cirrhosis as well as patients with genotype 1 who have been previously treated with an HCV NS5A inhibitor or NS3/4A protease inhibitor but not both and for patients with severe kidney disease, including those on dialysis. …

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Hep C Treatment Mile Markers

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I discovered a very helpful way to get through Hep C Treatment with weekly achievable goals called Mile Markers.     The long haul of Hep C Treatment can be overwhelming. April 2012 I  began triple therapy using the protease inhibitor Incivek (telaprevir)(no longer on the market), Peg Interferon and Ribavirin. My treatment length time …

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