FDA Updates Hepatitis C Drug Label to Include HIV Recommendations

FDA Updates Hepatitis C Drug Label to Include HIV Recommendations About 25% of people with HIV in the United States are also infected with hepatitis C, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Harvoni label updates … Continue reading

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Deals with its HCV Drug Issue

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Deals with its HCV Drug Issue Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has taken the decision to limit the number of patients it admits to its support path patient assistance program. The decision only affects those patients seeking … Continue reading

Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study

Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study … Kwo said liver transplantation in the United States is mainly the result of cirrhosis — liver scarring — caused by hepatitis C. Liver transplant patients with the … Continue reading

FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds

FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds … The dangerous slowing of the heart — called symptomatic bradycardia — can occur when amiodarone is taken with the hepatitis C drugs Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) or Sovaldi … Continue reading