Incivek

Active Ingredient(s): Telaprevir
FDA Approved: * May 23, 2011
Pharm Company: * VERTEX PHARMS
Category: Hepatitis

Telaprevir (VX-950), marketed under the brand names Incivek and Incivo, is a pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of hepatitis C co-developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson. It is a member of a class of antiviral drugs known as protease inhibitors.[3] Specifically, telaprevir inhibits the hepatitis C viral enzyme NS3/4A serine protease.[4] Telaprevir is only indicated for use against hepatitis C genotype 1 viral infections and has not been... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Incivek 375 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 51167-100
Labeler:
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

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