Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
Telaprevir 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. Telaprevir is an antiviral agent.
This medicine was available only with your doctor's prescription.
Telaprevir was withdrawn from the United States market on October 16, 2014.