Shorter Maviret regimen OK'd in Europe for HCV patients with compensated cirrhosis

|About: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)|By:, SA News Editor

The European Commission approves an eight-week regimen for AbbVie's (NYSE:ABBV) MAVIRET (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) for previously untreated patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1,2,4,5 or 6 infection with compensated cirrhosis. It was previously approved as a 12-week regimen in these patients.

MAVIRET was first approved in Europe two years ago as an eight-week regimen for treatment-naive HCV patients without cirrhosis.

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