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Victrelis combo therapy anaemia: new study shows reducing ribavirin just as effective as adding EPO

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Merck has announced results of a Phase III study demonstrating no difference in the rates of viral clearance between two anaemia management strategies (reducing the dose of ribavirin or adding EPO) for patients with chronic C virus genotype 1 infection treated with Victrelis (boceprevir) in combination with peg-interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin.






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