Telaprevir

Category: Hepatitis



Telaprevir Overview

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...

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telaprevir anorectal pain

severe anorectal pain despite stool softeners, steroid/xylocaine suppositories, procardia rectal gel to avoid spasms, and sitz baths. It is now 6/10 but was up to 9/10 and unbearable. Only 1.5 weeks of therapy and pure torture. Other suggestions? ## Hi Punky, just curious-- have you been able to eat the 20 grams of fat with each dose? What foods do you eat to get your 20 grams? I wonder if some foods can make it worse or better. Thanks and good luck, Rose ## Have you continued discussing the issue with your doctor and following their advice? With your medical condition and the medication, they are really the only person qualified to provide you with advice on this matter. The rectal problems are common side effects of using Telaprevir.

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Telaprevir diarrhea

Is anyone dealing w/ the diarrhea discomfort w/ Telaprevir? ## Telaprevir is an antiviral medication that is commonly used to treat hepatitis c. Have you contacted your doctor? Diarrhea can be a normal side effect of these medications and there may be something you can use to help, however, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist first, to be safe.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Telaprevir
  • Tablet: 375mg
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telaprevir anorectal pain
severe anorectal pain despite stool softeners, steroid/xylocaine suppositories, procardia rectal gel to avoid spasms, an... 2 replies
Telaprevir diarrhea
Is anyone dealing w/ the diarrhea discomfort w/ Telaprevir? ## Telaprevir is an antiviral medication that is commonly us... 1 reply






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