Posts Tagged ‘drugs’

FDA approves OLYSIO (simeprevir) for treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection

FDA approves OLYSIO (simeprevir)  Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP (Janssen), announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OLYSIO™ (simeprevir), an NS3/4A protease inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection as part of an antiviral treatment regimen in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin in genotype 1 infected…

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FDA approves new treatment for hepatitis C virus

FDA approves new treatment for hepatitis C virus FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Nov. 22, 2013 Media Inquiries: Stephanie Yao, 301-796-0394, stephanie.yao@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA approves new treatment for hepatitis C virus The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Olysio (simeprevir), a new therapy to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Hepatitis…

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Over-the-Counter Painkillers and the Liver

Over-the-Counter Painkillers and the Liver March 1st, 2012 Those with liver disease must be aware that the three most common pain relievers could be hazardous to a compromised liver – even at a reasonable dosage. By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Editor’s Note: The information below is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace,…

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Know About the Combo that Can Lead to Liver Failure

Medication Risks October 31st, 2013 Taking medication to relieve severe pain is understandable; but make sure you don’t choose a combination that can stop your liver from functioning. Know About the Combo that Can Lead to Liver Failure By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Maybe you, along with millions of other adults, have fatty liver disease and…

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Curing Hepatitis C

Curing Hepatitis C BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Hepatitis C is the most common bloodborne viral infection in the US, affecting more than 4-million people. The deadly disease can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. Now there is a new era of hepatitis-c drugs that could cure the disease, without side effects.…

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