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[Advances in combination therapy of ombitasvir and dasabuvir for chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection].

Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing Za Zhi. 2018 Sep 20;26(9):710-713

Authors: Ning HB, Liu JP, Xiao EH, Li K, Shang J

Since 2014, the United States and Europe has approved all oral, interferon free- regimens that combine with direct-acting antiviral agents. Hence, the sustained virological response rate of patients with chronic HCV genotype 1 infection has improved over 90%, and the treatment modalities has introduced a new era. These drugs, ombitasvir and dasabuvir, received customary authorization of Food and Drug Administration in 2015 and are the first combined direct-acting antiviral agents for treating HCV genotype 1 infection. It has superior application prospects in China because of its high-sustained virological response rate and safety profile. This article reviews the pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, efficacy and safety of this therapeutic regimen.

PMID: 30481875 [PubMed – in process]

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