Hepatitis C antivirals' most common adverse effect is anemia

04/29/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

An analysis of data from more than 1,400 patients in the U.S. found that anemia is the most reported side effect of two direct-acting antiviral drugs used to treat patients with the hepatitis C virus. Researchers found that more than 50% of the patients who took boceprevir or telaprevir experienced anemia. The findings were presented at a liver disease research meeting in Europe.

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