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Victrelis: Another Hepatitis C Medication Discontinued

Roni Shye - February 05, 2015

On January 20th, 2015, Merck announced that they would be discontinuing their Hepatitis C medication, Victrelis (boceprevir).

Unfortunately this does not come as much of a surprise since the axe came down around one month ago for a similar medication, Incivek. For more information on the discontinuation of Incivek refer to our previous article here.

Within the past year, leaps and bounds have been made in advancing the treatment of Hepatitis C. See More

Get Tested: Rapid Testing Now Available for Hepatitis C

Roni Shye - May 30, 2014

National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States was this month, and you might be surprised how easy it is to get tested. Many tests which used to be performed only by doctors and conducted in labs are now available to the public—including the OraQuick HCV rapid antibody test made by OraSure Technologies, Inc. for the hepatitis C Virus. The test is FDA approved for detecting hepatitis C virus antibodies using a finger stick (and a typical blood draw). See More

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