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Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
Article regarding the Merck drug boceprevir and Vertex Pharmaceutical's similar drug telaprevir expected to win FDA approval within months. Click on link to read entire article -

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billm57 responded:
yes the new meds will lmprove svr rates which is great news - however ive seen newer drugs and combinations of drugs that look much more promising in the pipeline - one is a 4 drug combo that claims 100% svr even with nonresponders to previous tx - it involves peg interferon and ribavirin along with 2 inhibitor drugs - the other newer tx just involves 2 inhibitors - no peg or riba


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