A New Hepatitis C Medicine: Faldaprevir
Faldaprevir an Anticipated Addition to HCV Armamentarium
ISSUE: JANUARY 2014 | VOLUME: 1
by David Wild
Treatment with faldaprevir, a once-daily hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, in combination with pegylated interferon (PEG-IFN) and ribavirin (RBV) led to a sustained virologic response (SVR) at week 12 in 80% of patients with HCV genotype 1, findings from a large, randomized placebo-controlled trial of the drug revealed.
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