May 1, 2015

Getting the Cure to Those Who Need It

Consider these two facts: Chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a life-threatening disease. There are now medications that can cure HCV in most […]
May 1, 2015

Crossing the Finish Line

Patients with hepatitis C can see the finish line – a cure could be a reality for as many as 99% of people prescribed the new […]
May 1, 2015

After the Cure, Expect Many Years

  Life after hepatitis C can be sweet, indeed. A patient who achieves a sustained viral response (SVR), which is another term meaning they are cured of […]
May 1, 2015

Don’t Give Up!: When Hepatitis C Treatment Fails, Treat Again

    What should happen with a hepatitis C patient who relapses after treatment? Well, giving up is certainly not the answer. Retreatment – or “salvage […]
May 1, 2015

A Pill of a Different Color

As I look at the new hepatitis C medications that have gotten U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval this past year, I notice a sunny […]
May 1, 2015

Treat Hepatitis C Promptly For Your Liver…And Your Heart

As if it’s not bad enough to have chronic hepatitis C infection, with the damage that brings to the liver, it seems that the hepatitis C […]
May 1, 2015

Hepatitis C Virus Gives One Small Gift | BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy

Could chronic hepatitis C infection ever be beneficial? It sounds surprising, but there might be one scenario in which the hepatitis C virus (HCV) actually lends […]