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An experimental hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment regimen given for just six or eight weeks has shown promise in a mid-stage trial.
Hepatitis C regimens containing sofosbuvir, including ledipasvir/sofosbuvir, may cause an abnormally slow heart rate in rare cases.
In Australia, Sofosbuvir + Simeprevir is recommended by EASL as a good treatment for Genotype 1 and Simprevir is approved by the PBS here.
The FDA has approved BMS’s Daklinza (daclatasvir) to be used with Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) to treat genotype 3 of hepatitis C.
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases has updated the treatment guidelines for hepatitis C.
Harvoni and the combination of Sovaldi and daclatasvir were the least likely to cause a severe reaction with the HIV regimens of a cohort of H...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has added the new hepatitis C medications to its Model List of Essential Medicines.
Various combinations of Sovaldi, Olysio and ribavirin can cure hepatitis C among those with decompensated cirrhosis.
Twelve weeks of Olysio and Sovaldi boasted near-perfect cure results treating non-cirrhotic people with genotype 1 of hepatitis C, in a recent...
Twelve weeks of Merckâ€™s grazoprevir and elbasvir, plus ribavirin, cured nearly all treatment-experienced people with genotype 1 of hepa...
Various combinations of Sovaldi, Olysio and ribavirin worked relatively well in curing those with genotype 1 or 2 of hepatitis C and decompens...
Olysio plus Norvir and two investigatory drugs led to a perfect cure rate among people with genotype 1b of hepatitis C in a recent small trial...
Nine people taking Harvoni or Sovaldi and the heart medication Cordarone have suffered from low heartbeats; one died of a heart attack.
Researchers presented results from various studies on hepatitis C treatment and care at a medical conference in Seattle.
While highly expensive, treating hepatitis C with the combination of Sovaldi and Olysio is still cheaper per cure than treating with interfer...
People who coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C looking to take the HCV drug Olysio may need to change HIV medications to avoid drug-drug inte...
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