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Harvoni® (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) and Hepatitis C

What is Harvoni®?

harvoniOn October 10, 2014 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the prescription medication Harvoni® (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) as a fixed-dose tablet combining ledipasvir, an HCV NSA5A inhibitor, and sofosbuvir, an HCV nucleotide analog NS5B polymerase inhibitor, for the treatment of adults with chronic Hepatitis C genotype 1 infection.

The active ingredients of this tablet include 90 mg ledipasvir and 400 mg sofosbuvir.

Gilead Sciences, Inc., the U.S. manufacturer of Harvoni recently announced that their newly created subsidiary, Asegua Therapeutics LLC will be producing a generic form of this prescription medication that will be available in January 2019.

Last Updated: December 2018

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