Combination Treatment for HIV/HCV Coinfection Shown Effective in Phase 3 Trial

September 16, 2014

Results of a phase 3 trial demonstrate the effectiveness of simeprevir in combination with ribavirin and peginterferon as a treatment for patients coinfected with HIV and HCV.

Results of a phase 3 study published September 6, 2014 in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease demonstrates the efficacy of Janssen's simeprevir (Olysio) in combination with peginterferon and ribavirin in patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C and HIV-1 coinfection.

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