When was INCIVEK approved?
Approval Date: 05/23/2011.
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Is telaprevir discontinued?
Vertex pharmaceuticals discontinued the sales and distribution of telaprevir in the United States in October 2014, primarily due to available alternative treatments and diminishing market demands. The drug telaprevir was formerly known as VX-950 and was co-developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson.
Is telaprevir FDA approved?
FDA Approves INCIVEK™ (telaprevir) for People with Hepatitis C | Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Why was incivek discontinued?
What does telaprevir treat?
Telaprevir is used along with two other medications (ribavirin [Copegus, Rebetol] and peginterferon alfa [Pegasys]) to treat chronic hepatitis C (an ongoing viral infection that damages the liver) in people who have not yet been treated for this condition or whose condition could not successfully be treated with …
Why was telaprevir discontinued?
What is telaprevir used for?
How do you pronounce elelyso?
ELELYSO (pronounced Eh-leh-LYE-SO) is indicated for the treatment of patients 4 years and older with a confirmed diagnosis of Type 1 Gaucher disease.
How much does elelyso cost?
Table 12CDR Cost Comparison Table for Drug Therapies for GD1
|Taliglucerase alfa (Elelyso)
How does Elbasvir work?
Elbasvir is in a class of antiviral medications called HCV NS5A inhibitors. It works by stopping the virus that causes hepatitis C from spreading inside the body. Grazoprevir is in a class of medications called protease inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the body.
What is Elbasvir used for?
Elbasvir and grazoprevir combination is used with or without ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription. This product is available in the following dosage forms: Tablet.