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FDA approves Schering-Plough's Pegintron to treat paediatric hepatitis C

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The US FDA has granted Schering-Plough's combination therapy of Pegintron (peginterferon alfa-2b) and Rebetol (ribavirin) marketing approval for use in previously untreated patients three years and older with chronic hepatitis C (HCV).

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