Antiviral drugs

Results from studies in chronic hepatitis C patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 ( HIV-1 ) co-infection ( TURQUOISE-I...


Viruses mutate fast, which means they can quickly become resistant to anti-viral drugs. But viruses also depend on proteins and...


A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina has indicated that a new anticoagulant may increase the...


The approval of two hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) protease inhibitors by the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration...


Improved understanding of HCV replication has allowed for the development of new therapeutic agents that target enzymes directly. HCV is...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Sovaldi ( Sofosbuvir ) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus...


Dolutegravir ( Tivicay ), a once-daily HIV integrase inhibitor, has shown potent antiviral response and a favourable safety profile. Researchers...


Gilead Sciences has announced that the Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has...


Stribild contains four compounds in a complete once-daily, single tablet regimen: Elvitegravir 150 mg; Cobicistat 150 mg; Emtricitabine 200 mg;...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Stribild ( Elvitegravir 150 mg / Cobicistat 150 mg /...


A study has found Telaprevir ( VX-950; Incivek, Incivo ), a protease inhibitor, combined with standard hepatitis C treatment, cures a...


Patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease who drink three or more cups of coffee per day have...


Gallstones and alcohol are the two most common causes of pancreatitis, but medicines are estimated to account for about 2...


A study in Japan examining the effects of combination therapy on older patients with hepatitis C found more adverse effects...


Researchers have developed a successful strategy for interfering with Ebola virus infection that protected 75 percent of nonhuman primates exposed...


The data from a phase I/II study showed significant reductions in viral load among HIV-positive patients receiving GS 9137,...


Oseltamivir ( Tamiflu ), an antiviral drug marketed in Canada since 1999, is indicated for the treatment of acute illness...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved Baraclude ( Entecavir ) tablets and oral solution for the treatment...


Two studies on hepatitis C ( HCV ) patients who underwent liver transplants examined a potential biomarker that could be...


Researchers at the University of Michigan discovered a receptor that appears to function as one "lock" that herpes simplex virus...