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Telaprevir in Combination with Peginterferon Alfa-2a/Ribavirin in HCV/HIV Co-infected Patients: A 24-Week Treatment Interim Analysis
 
 
  Reported by Jules Levin
AASLD Nov 5-9 2011 SF

KE Sherman1*, JK Rockstroh2, DT Dieterich3, V Soriano4, P-M Girard5, S McCallister6, N Adda6, M Bsharat6, BS Adiwijaya6, L Mahnke6, MS Sulkowski7

1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, United States; 2University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; 3Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States 4Hospital Carlos III, Madrid, Spain; 5H˘pital Saint Antoine, Paris, France; 6Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Cambridge, MA, United States; 7Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States.

CONCLUSIONS

· In this interim analysis, higher Week 24 on-treatment responses were seen in chronic genotype 1 HCV/HIV co-infected patients treated with T/PR (71%) compared to PR alone (55%).

· TVR exposures were comparable across ART regimens.

· Overall safety and tolerability of patients treated with TVR combination treatment was comparable to that previously observed in chronic genotype 1 HCV monoinfected patients.

--Hyperbilirubinemia was noted in patients receiving T/PR with an ATV/r-based regimen and was primarily unconjugated.

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