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Olysio® (simeprevir)

What types of adverse reactions were reported when taking Olysio®?

In clinical studies, the most common adverse reactions occurring in more than 20% of participants include:

  • rash, including photosensitivity, pruritus (severe itching) and nausea during the first 12 weeks of treatment in participants receiving Olysio® with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin.
  • those receiving Olysio® with sofosbuvir during the 12 or 24 weeks of treatment experienced fatigue, headache and nausea.

Last Updated: May 2015
 

A New Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment - Olysio (simeprevir). http://www.olysio.com/, Janssen Therapeutics. Retrieved May 8, 2015.

FDA Approved New Treatment for Hepatitis C Cure. http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm376449.htm, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved May 8, 2015.

Helpful Tips When Facing Chronic Hepatitis C. http://www.olysio.com/sites/default/files/pdf/fact-sheets.pdf, Janssen Therapeutics. Retrieved May 8, 2015.

Highlights of Prescribing Information - OLYSIO. http://www.olysio.com/shared/product/olysio/prescribing-information.pdf, Janssen Therapeutics. Retrieved May 8, 2015.