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Managing medication adherence

e.g., hepatitis C drugs that provide a cure but cost about $1,000 a pill), he said. ... Volpp said. "I think increasingly, you might see them used in cases like Sovaldi [sofosbuvir] for hepatitis C, where you have very expensive medications for a limited
March 2017

Warnings about topical antiseptics, nuclear stress test agents

Simeprevir (Olysio), to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. A protease inhibitor, it is to be used as a component of combination antiviral treatment in adults with compensated liver disease, including
February 2014

Internists can help with alcohol misuse

More severe disorders can cause loss of brain cells in the frontal cortex and hippocampus, increased incidence of cancer and lung disease, and alcoholic hepatitis, said George Koob, PhD, director of
October 2015

Mindful medicine: Perils of diagnosing the physician-patient

The patient was a 44-year-old physician, working in the hepatitis section of the CDC. ... He further attributed the elevated ALT and AST to occupational exposure to hepatitis virus.
January 2009

‘PharManure’ and some drugs to hate the most

Other drugs that he urged cautious enthusiasm about included telaprevir and boceprevir, FDA-approved for hepatitis C virus (HCV) last year. ... Knight. It's too early to guess the price on RG7128, a hepatitis C drug that doesn't even have a name yet, but
June 2012

Making opiates safe, efficient in the office

Another important red flag is a medical history of chronic hepatitis C, the vast majority of which is acquired through drug abuse.
June 2012

Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... He added that it is the second vaccine available that also prevents forms of cancer
September 2013

New heart disease test, drugs for flu, weight management

The most common side effects are pruritis and nausea. Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir tablets co-packaged with dasabuvir tablets) to treat hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including in
March 2015

Meeting baby boomers' high expectations

Once an untreatable disease, hepatitis C is now coming close to being curable thanks to important new advances in therapy. ... But while new hepatitis C cases are on the decline in the U.S., the number of long-term cases is increasing.
July 2012

Warning about mixing protease inhibitors with statins

Co-administration of HIV or hepatitis C protease inhibitors with certain statins can increase the risk of myopathy/rhabdomyolysis.
May 2012

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