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Author Topic: Eight Weeks of Mavyret Is Highly Effective at Treating Hepatitis C  (Read 4167 times)

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AbbVie’s Mavyret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) is highly effective at curing hepatitis C virus (HCV) after eight weeks among those without cirrhosis, Healio reports. For this group, there is no apparent need to treat for 12 weeks.

Publishing their findings in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers pooled data from nine Phase II and III trials of Mavyret. They looked specifically at 2,041 participants with genotypes 1 through 6 of hep C who were treated with the regimen between September 2014 and October 2016. A total of 965 of them received eight weeks of treatment while 1,076 received 12 weeks.



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