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Author Topic: Eight Weeks of Viekira Pak Cures Almost All With Genotype 1b of Hepatitis C  (Read 5280 times)

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Nearly all people with genotype 1b of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a recent trial were cured after just eight weeks of Viekira Pak (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir; dasabuvir), rather than the standard 12 or 24 weeks, HIVandHepatitis.com reports.

Researchers presented findings from the Phase III GARNET trial at the EASL special conference New Perspectives in Hepatitis C Virus Infection—The Roadmap for Cure in Paris. The trial enrolled 166 people with hep C who had not been treated for the virus before and who did not have HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV) or cirrhosis.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/eight-weeks-viekira-pak-cures-almost-genotype-1b-hep-c

 


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