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FDA Approves Hepatitis C Treatment Ribasphere

December 9, 2005

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the hepatitis C treatment Ribasphere, co-manufactured by Par Pharmaceutical Cos. and Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals LLC, the companies said Monday. FDA approved Ribasphere, which uses the active ingredient ribavirin, in 200 mg, 400 mg and 600 mg tablets for use with interferon alfa-2a to treat hepatitis C.

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