Victrelis (boceprevir) is an antiviral medication that prevents certain virus cells from multiplying in your body. It is a protease inhibitor.
Victrelis is used in combination with peginterferon alfa (Pegasys, PegIntron) and ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere, RibaTab) to treat hepatitis C in adults.
Victrelis is usually given to people who have never been treated for hepatitis C, or after interferon and ribavirin have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.
Incivek (telaprevir) is also a protease inhibitor ... there are a few reviews about Incivek in the link below. No reviews have been reported for Victrelis.
Some other medicines used to treat Hep C is stated in the link below.
- Victrelis Information for Consumers
- Victrelis Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Victrelis (detailed)
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