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Mar 7, 2008

What is the latest on the grapefruit extract, naringin, in the treatment of HCV? Are any researchers doing phase 1, 2, or 3 studies in the use of naringin as a substitute for interferon and/or ribavarin?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am not aware of any clinical trials on this, but many other drugs are in the pipeline of development, including HCV protease inhibitors and polymerase inhibitors.

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