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Nouveaux traitements de l’hépatite C : quelles cibles, quel calendrier?

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2011, vol. 7, no. 307, p. 1683-8
Abstract The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a global major health burden, its response to current treatment is unfortunately inadequate, in particular for genotype 1. Two new direct acting antivirals, that inhibit NS3/4A viral protease, will soon be available on the Swiss market: telaprevir and boceprevir. These substances increase the rate of sustained viral response, in HCV genotype 1 infected patients, when coadministered with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. However, these new molecules may lead to serious adverse effects and drug interactions with which the specialist and the primary care physician must be familiar.
Keywords Antiviral Agents/therapeutic useHepatitis C/drug therapyHumansOligopeptides/therapeutic useProline/analogs & derivatives/therapeutic use
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Research group Etudes et traitement de l'hépatite C et B (554)
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GOOSSENS, Nicolas, NEGRO, Francesco. Nouveaux traitements de l’hépatite C : quelles cibles, quel calendrier?. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2011, vol. 7, n° 307, p. 1683-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25523

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