Will Zepatier by Merck Monopolize Hepatitis C Market?

Will Zepatier by Merck Monopolize Hepatitis C Market?
In October 2014, Gilead launched Harvoni to cover more market in a single-tablet formulation. With Harvoni's launch, the need for the interferon has been completely eliminated. The miracle drug reduced the treatment window to 8-12 weeks of HCV patients.
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How the Cherokee Nation plans to reverse the 'silent epidemic' of hepatitis C
STEPHEN FEE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention helped design the Cherokee hep c program, which includes screening and treatment, as well as public information campaigns and a program to train healthcare providers to treat the disease.
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U.S. FDA Approves Two Supplemental Indications for Harvoni® in Chronic
“Hepatitis C-infected patients who have decompensated cirrhosis and those who have previously received a liver transplant have an urgent need for treatment, but historically their options have been limited,” said Norbert Bischofberger, Ph.D., Executive …
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Gilead nabs two new Harvoni approvals as hep C contest heats up
Gilead has dominated the new age of hepatitis C treatment since its first drug in the field, Sovaldi, made its debut in 2014. The Harvoni combo followed, and between the two, they own the lion's share of the hep C market. The advent of AbbVie's Viekira …
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Viral hepatitis: Drug–drug interactions in HCV treatment — the good, the bad
A recent study demonstrated that drug–drug interactions are common in patients with HCV and are a challenge for treatment. Identification of these interactions can be time-consuming and complex. A multidisciplinary approach to HCV treatment, including …
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Vietnam veterans receive "life-changing" hepatitis C treatment
While our country was wrapped up in racial tensions, Bernard Croskey, who is African-American said he was serving in the jungles of Vietnam, and a white man saved his life. “He passed away in my arms and if it wasn't for him, I wouldn't have children,” …
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