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A Study of PEGASYS (Peginterferon Alfa-2a (40KD)) in Combination With Ribavirin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) Previously Treated With PEG-Intron + Ribavirin

2014-07-23 21:51:58 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of PEGASYS plus ribavirin in patients with CHC who could not tolerate or were not responsive to 12 weeks of therapy with PEG-Intron plus ribavirin. The anticipated time on study treatment is 1-2 years, and the target sample size is >100 individuals.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hepatitis C, Chronic

Intervention

peginterferon alfa-2a [PEGASYS], Ribavirin

Location

Bakersfield
California
United States
93301

Status

Completed

Source

Hoffmann-La Roche

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:51:58-0400

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