Antiviral drugs

In December 2019, a novel pneumonia caused by a previously unknown pathogen emerged in Wuhan, a city of 11 million...


The coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID-19 ) virus, emerged in December 2019, has spread rapidly, with cases now confirmed in...


The first prospective, longitudinal study investigating treatment of chronic hepatitis C with direct-acting antivirals finds that the treatment is associated...


The FDA ( US Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a new drug for the treatment of influenza. Baloxavir marboxil...


The results of a study has shown that patients living with HIV and one of a variety of potentially deadly...


Week 48 results from phase III TANGO study were announced. The TANGO study was conducted to assess whether adults living...


A major clinical trial led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital ( BWH ) has...


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...