Further, data from other Boehringer Ingelheim studies will be presented at AASLD. The aim of these studies is to better understand faldaprevir's drug-drug interaction profile in patients who are taking birth control and common anti-addiction medications. Additionally, a study evaluating faldaprevir in patients who have renal impairment will also be presented. Studies have shown that there is a higher prevalence of chronic kidney disease, also known as renal impairment, in patients with HCV making it important to understand the activity of HCV treatments in this population.
Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are investigational compounds and not approved by the FDA. Their safety and efficacy have not been established.
Abstracts from The Liver Meeting® can be accessed on the AASLD website at www.aasld.org.
About Boehringer Ingelheim in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
In partnership with the scientific community, our clinical trial program is rigorously designed to find answers to the challenges that HCV patients face, including those who are the most difficult to cure. Our pivotal HCV clinical trials for faldaprevir and deleobuvir are comprised of two multi-trial programs, STARTVerso™ and HCVerso®.
Faldaprevir is an investigational, oral protease inhibitor that is specifically designed to target viral replication in the liver. Boehringer Ingelheim is developing faldaprevir as a core component of both interferon-based and interferon-free hepatitis C treatment regimens. STARTVerso™ is a multi-study Phase 3 trial program that evaluates faldaprevir combined with PegIFN/RBV. The four trials that make up this program study the combination in treatment-naive, treatment-experienced and HIV/HCV coinfected patients with chronic genotype-1 HCV. Deleobuvir is an investigational NS5B non-nucleoside pol
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