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AbbVie 3-drug combination cures 92 to 96% of hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis

The largest study of new direct-acting antivirals yet conducted in people with hepatitis C genotype 1 who have compensated cirrhosis has shown that it is possible to

Published
15 April 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
AbbVie 2-drug combination + ribavirin achieves 100% cure in previously untreated genotype 4 hepatitis C

A combination of two direct-acting antivirals developed by AbbVie cured 100% of previously untreated patients with hepatitis C genotype 4 infection when used with ribavirin, Christophe Hézode

Published
14 April 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir co-formulation cures more than 90% of treatment-naive and retreated genotype 1 patients

A co-formulation of sofosbuvir and ledipasvir taken for as little as eight weeks produced high sustained response rates across the board for participants in the phase 3

Published
14 April 2014
By
Liz Highleyman
Sofosbuvir + simeprevir dual therapy shows high cure rates for hepatitis C patients with or without cirrhosis

A 12-week oral regimen of sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) plus simeprevir (Olysio) without pegylated interferon or ribavirin led to sustained virological response in 93% of people with genotype

Published
14 April 2014
By
Liz Highleyman
European liver specialists recommend 'mix-and-match' approach to new hepatitis C drugs

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) has issued new guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C which recommend that wherever possible,

Published
11 April 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir produces early cure for 100% of people with HIV and HCV co-infection

Treatment for 12 weeks with a co-formulation of sofosbuvir and ledipasvir led to sustained response for all participants with HIV and HCV co-infection who had genotype 1

Published
11 April 2014
By
Liz Highleyman
Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir is safe and effective for relapsers and hard-to-treat patients

A co-formulation of sofosbuvir and ledipasvir successfully treated a variety of difficult-to-treat patient populations including people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 3, people with decompensated cirrhosis and

Published
11 April 2014
By
Liz Highleyman
88% of previous relapsers achieve hepatitis C cure with simeprevir-based triple therapy

Almost 90% of European patients who had relapsed after previous treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin were cured of hepatitis C after 24 weeks of treatment with

Published
10 April 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
AbbVie interferon-free regimen cures 96% of treatment-experienced genotype 1 hepatitis C infections

A 12-week course of three direct-acting antivirals developed by AbbVie, plus ribavirin, cured 96.3% of treatment-experienced patients with hepatitis C genotype 1 infection, Professor Stefan Zeuzem of

Published
10 April 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
Egypt: New Treatments May Defuse Viral Hepatitis Time Bomb

Egypt is said officially to have the highest prevalence of hepatitis C in the world, with 10 to 14 percent of its 85 million people infected, and about two million in dire need of treatment. The Egyptian government recently struck a deal with U.S. pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences to purchase its new hepatitis C pill Sovaldi at a fraction of its American price.

Published
10 April 2014
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Inter Press Service
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