Sofosbuvir-ribavirin combo shows promise for hepatitis C

04/24/2013 | HealthDay News

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that combining hepatitis C treatment sofosbuvir with ribavirin for patients who cannot take interferon led to a 78% cure rate after three months of treatment. In patients unresponsive to interferon, the study observed a 73% cure rate after four months of treatment with the two-drug combo. Another study found cure rates of 67% for treatment with either sofosbuvir and ribavirin, or ribavirin and interferon.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY