Navigation Links
European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on PEGINTRON(TM) Combination Therapy for Retreating Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed Previous Therapy
Date:9/24/2007

who fail to achieve an early response can have their therapy stopped with confidence."

In the study, failure to prior therapy was defined as relapse or non- response to one or more courses of interferon alpha plus ribavirin combination therapy (HCV-RNA positive at the end of a minimum of 12 weeks of treatment). Patients who were HCV-RNA negative at treatment week 12 continued treatment for a total of 48 weeks and were followed for 24 weeks post-treatment.

Based on results from this clinical study, the recommended duration of dosing with PEGINTRON combination therapy for retreating patients who failed previous therapy and who have undetectable virus at week 12 is 48 weeks, regardless of HCV genotype.

PEGINTRON in the European Union

PEGINTRON and REBETOL combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C was approved in the EU in March 2001. The recommended dose in the EU for combination therapy is PEGINTRON 1.5 mcg/kg once weekly plus REBETOL 800-1,400 mg daily, adjusted to body weight. The recommended duration of treatment is 24 weeks for naive patients with HCV genotype 1 and low viral load, or HCV genotype 2 or 3. The recommended duration of treatment is 48 weeks for naive patients with HCV genotype 1 and high viral load, HCV genotype 4 or HIV coinfection regardless of HCV genotype. PEGINTRON had previously received centralized marketing authorization in the EU and is marketed as a monotherapy in cases of intolerance or contraindication to ribavirin for the treatment of adult patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Chronic hepatitis C is estimated to affect more than 10 million people in major world markets, including 5 million in Europe. It is a leading cause of chronic liver disease and one of the most common reasons for liver transplant in Europe.

PEGINTRON in the United States

In the United States, PEGINTRON is indicated for use alone or with ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients with compensated liver di
'/>"/>

SOURCE Schering-Plough Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine technology :

1. Generex Biotechnology to Make Presentations At 46th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology
2. Positive ZIO-201 Interim Phase II Sarcoma Data Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology
3. DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for Its Oral Multivalent Botulinum Toxin Vaccine BT-VACC
4. European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Presents Data from the Clinical Trial of MediGenes Cancer-Killing Virus in Press Conference
5. The European Myeloma Platform Reports New Survival data for Revlimid Presented at the International Myeloma Workshop in Greece
6. Malvern initiates European user group meetings for chemical imaging
7. PARI Pharma Presents Study Results of Sinus Delivery and Inhaled Liposomal Ciclosporin A at European Cystic Fibrosis Conference
8. Targeted Genetics Reports Inflammatory Arthritis Clinical Data at European Rheumatology Conference
9. Can-Fite Proceeds with Development of Third Drug; Progress in Development of CF502 Will Be Presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology
10. Inspire Announces Presentations at Two European Scientific Conferences
11. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Data From Studies of Two Anti-Cancer Agents, SNS-595 and SNS-032, at the 12th Congress of the European Hematology Association
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) ... policy solutions that could reduce prescription fraud and abuse ... " Prescription Opioid Abuse: Fighting Back on Many Fronts ... PCMA. The briefing featured several government ... abuse and fraud. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... LAKE CITY , Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... has scheduled a conference call for investors today ... for the quarter and year ended June 30, ... in participating is (800) 771-7941. Dynatronics ... soft goods and supplies, treatment tables and rehabilitation ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... YORK , Sept. 29, 2014 ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "EU5 Esophagoscopes ... market data on the EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes ... US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices ... Video Esophagoscopes, Flexible Non-Video (Fibre) Gastroscopes and Flexible ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PCMA: How Congress Can Fight Prescription Drug Fraud and Abuse 2EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes Market Outlook to 2020 2EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes Market Outlook to 2020 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... JACKSON, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ... Pinson). Woodmen of the World sponsors this family-oriented festival, ... free, and the festival will feature a car show, ... climbing wall, hayride and children’s games. Also, Lightning McQueen ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... A trailblazer at heart, Dr. Scott Katzman stays versed ... in spine repairs. His newest appreciation has been for ... which he has implanted the Mobi-C Artificial Disc ... and mimic normal human disc motion. Dr. Katzman goes on ... be an exceptional replacement device for failing fusions. Patients that ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 American Medical ID and ... agreement to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related ... people with these brain disorders. , American Medical ID ... AFA to the foundation to support its efforts to ... The ID bracelets and necklaces can be purchased via ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Today’s advanced ... that would have been untreatable in the past. Sunshine ... forefront of applying new technology to help amputees to ... with their new prosthesis. Their recent investment in ... solutions in the world, further highlights Sunshine Prosthetics and ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... 30, 2014 Foundations Recovery Network, an ... the start of its 40th national conference by hosting ... a featured keynote speaker at the Moments of Change ... in the fields of addiction and mental health treatment. ... Fla., September 29 – October 2, 2014, at The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:American Medical ID and Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Team up to Increase Awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias 2Health News:American Medical ID and Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Team up to Increase Awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias 3Health News:State-of-the-Art Prosthetic Technology Arrives in Wayne, NJ 2Health News:Glenn Greenwald Addresses Drug Decriminalization at Foundations Recovery Network’s 40th National Conference 2Health News:Glenn Greenwald Addresses Drug Decriminalization at Foundations Recovery Network’s 40th National Conference 3
... 27 (HealthDay News) -- Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords began ... forward for the lawmaker who was shot in the ... Memorial Hermann Hospital could last several months. As a ... insert a valve into her breathing tube, the ...
... January 27, 2011 Screening patients in the intensive ... cost savings for the whole hospital, according to a ... the February issue of the American Journal of ... the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. ...
... , THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Only 42 ... and can therefore be categorized as "great sleepers," according to ... Poll" found that great sleepers get an average of about ... sleeper gets an average of seven hours and nine minutes ...
... News) -- Electroshock devices, currently classified by the U.S. Food ... severe depression, could be downgraded to medium risk this year. ... to discuss reclassifying the devices, which would pave the way ... illnesses. , , A medium-risk classification would put the devices ...
... continue dating a girlfriend who has cheated on them with ... according to new research from a University of Texas at ... are more likely to continue dating a man who has ... homosexual affair. The study, published last month in the ...
... in China have demonstrated interferon-alpha (IFN-a) is associated with ... erythematosus (SLE). For the first time, IFN-a priming was ... crucial step in plaque build-up. This activation of the ... atherosclerosis risk in SLE. Full findings of this novel ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Rep. Giffords' Intensive Rehab Under Way 2Health News:Rep. Giffords' Intensive Rehab Under Way 3Health News:Study finds MRSA screening saves hospitals money 2Health News:Loving Your Bedroom May Be Key to Good Sleep 2Health News:FDA May Ease Up on Electroshock Devices 2Health News:FDA May Ease Up on Electroshock Devices 3Health News:Men more likely to stick with girlfriends who sleep with other women than other men 2Health News:Researchers uncover link to increased atherosclerosis risk in lupus patients 2
...
View Mex-3 is designed for out-patient surgery, hospital rounds and house calls....
Headlight module is mounted on UltraLite Plus headband or sweatband....
It is a magnifying headlight perfect for all applications and procedures where clear magnification and a natural white light increase accuracy and productivity....
Medicine Products: