Treatment

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  • Genotypes Fact Sheet

    A genotype is a way to put the hepatitis C virus (HCV) into categories based on similar genes. It’s important to know and understand HCV genotypes because different genotypes respond differently to medicines that treat and cure HCV.
    HCV has six genotypes, labeled 1 through 6. There are also (...) More

  • Viekira XR and Technivie Fact Sheet

    Viekira XR is a combination of hepatitis C virus–fighting drugs (paritaprevir/ritonavir/ombitasvir and dasabuvir) that block different steps of the virus life cycle. In the United States, Viekira XR is approved for people with hepatitis C genotype 1 who are over 18 years old. Viekira XR was (...) More

  • Epclusa Fact Sheet

    Epclusa is a fixed-dose combination of two HCV-fighting drugs (sofosbuvir and velpatasvir) in one pill. In the United States, Epclusa is approved for people with all hepatitis C genotypes (1–6) who are 18 years of age and older. The fact sheet provides information about this treatment (...) More

  • The HepC Pill Bill An insight into the availability, pricing and accessibility of HCV treatment

  • Amplifying Patients’ Treatment Experiences through Video Blogging