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The first meta-analysis to examine hep C treatment outcomes in seniors versus non-seniors found that cure rates are comparable.
A recent study of Dutch clinicians found that they generally did a good job of preventing drug-drug interactions.
These include a low CD4 count, having cirrhosis and taking certain hep C drug regimens.
Researchers identified this association after looking at real-world data on a large group of German individuals with HIV and hep C.
The real-world cure rates offered by Sovaldi (sofosbuvir)-based hep C virus regimens have not been as good as those seen in clinical trials
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...
Nine people taking Harvoni or Sovaldi and the heart medication Cordarone (amiodarone) have suffered from low heartbeats; one died of a heart a...
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...
The pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts has will only reimburse for AbbVie’s hepatitis C regimen for people with genotype 1 of the virus.
The FDA has granted approval of Olysio (simeprevir) and Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) to be used in combination to treat genotype 1 of hepatitis C.
The first once-daily fixed-dose combination therapy to treat hep C has hit the scene, with neither interferon nor ribavirin in tow.
About 25 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are co-infected with HCV.
Low-dose daclatasvir and Olysio (simeprevir) cured a relatively high proportion of people with genotype 1b of hepatitis C, but just two thirds...
As hepatitis C treatment undergoes a revolution akin to the introduction of HIV antiretrovirals, the doors are swinging wide open for people c...
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