HCV drug combo linked to side effects after liver transplant

05/16/2013 | Aidsmap

Treating hepatitis C-positive patients who underwent a liver transplant with a combination of three drugs -- pegylated interferon, ribavirin and telaprevir -- increased sustained viral response rates even for difficult cases, but adverse events were also common, according to findings presented at a liver meeting. Among the adverse events were the need for transfusions to address blood cell deficiencies. The study evaluated data from six U.S. centers.

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