Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Victrelis

Descriptions


Boceprevir is used in combination with injectable peginterferon alfa (Pegasys®, Pegintron®) and ribavirin (Copegus®, Rebetol®) to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. These medicines are used in patients with compensated liver disease (including cirrhosis), who have not been treated before or who have received other medicines but did not work well. Boceprevir is a direct-acting antiviral agent that treats hepatitis C infection.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule