All-oral hep. C combos threaten interferon

Iskowitz, Marc
June 2012
Medical Marketing & Media;Jun2012, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p16
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The article focuses on the development of an oral drug for treating hepatitis C virus. According to a clinical trial, an all-oral therapy joining daclatasvir from BMS and Gilead Sciences Inc.'s GS-7977 has suppressed the virus in more than 95 percent of patients across a broad spectrum of genotypes. It states that the two drugs has reached a 100 percent sustained virologic response (SVR) in patients not previously treated with interferon.


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