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Author Topic: Vertex Is Discontinuing It's Once-Blockbuster Hep C Cure, Incivek  (Read 6818 times)

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Offline Hep Editors

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Released to much fanfare in 2011, Incivek had a rapid rise and fall:

After more than 100,000 people took the drug to treat their hep C infections, news began to emerge of forthcoming drugs in the pipeline that offered improved success rates as well as the chance for treating without interferon, a drug with debilitating flu-like side effects.

So, physicians across the U.S. decided to “warehouse” patients in anticipation of the release of Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and Janssen’s Olysio (simeprevir), which were each approved at the end of 2013.

Read more: http://www.hepmag.com/articles/Incivek_discontinuation_2501_26046.shtml

Offline Bucky

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Re: Vertex Is Discontinuing It's Once-Blockbuster Hep C Cure, Incivek
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2014, 02:47:16 pm »
This is wonderful....Now lets get rid of interferon the ATZ of Hep C treatment.


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