• Harvoni equally effective after 8, 12 weeks in black patients with HCV

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Recently published data showed that treatment outcomes did not differ between 8 weeks and 12 weeks of Harvoni among black patients with hepatitis C, contrary to guideline recommendations.
    Julia L. Marcus
    “Our results suggest that clinicians should strongly consider using 8-week courses of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir in all patients, including black patients, who meet other eligibility criteria for shorter courses of therapy,” Julia L. Marcus, PhD, MPH, from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Massachusetts, told HCV Next.
    Currently, FDA labelling for Harvoni
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