Feb 25, 2006
my question is regarding new treatments to HCV. when do you think we will have a new drug for treating hepatitis c? how long does it take to get the medicine from phase 2 to get to market? thank you very much for your answer melania
Response from Dr. McGovern
Unfortunately it is difficult to say since anything can go wrong even in later trials. If a side effect pops up, the drug will no longer be developed. This already happened for a powerful HCV drug which was studied a few years ago, which had some cardiac toxicity in animals.
I think we are still at least 3 years away, if not more. However, there are some very exciting drugs in the pipeline....
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