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Incivek™ (telaprevir) and Hepatitis C

When can I get a prescription for Incivek™ (telaprevir)?

UPDATE: As of August 2014 Vertex announced it will discontinue selling Incivek.

Vertex indicated that they would start shipping medication within a week of FDA drug approval on May 23, 2011. Contact your doctor for an appointment to discuss your options.

Incivek™ capsules are in weekly boxes that include daily blister strips to assist patients in keeping track of their doses.

Last Updated: July 2014

Vertex Pharmaceuticals "Highlights of Prescribing Information - Incivek™" http://pi.vrtx.com/files/uspi_telaprevir.pdf. Retrieved May 23, 2011.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals "Medication Guide - Incivek™" http://pi.vrtx.com/files/usmedguide_telaprevir.pdf. Retrieved May 23, 2011.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals "For Patients - Helping People Get Incivek™ (telaprevir) tablets" http://www.vrtx.com/patients.html. Retrieved May 23, 2011.