Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Olysio

Descriptions


Simeprevir 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 liver disease (including cirrhosis) who have not been treated before or who have received other medicines that did not work well. Simeprevir is an antiviral agent.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule