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PPI-668 is an antiviral agent (a hepatitis C NS5A inhibitor) that is being developed as a potential treatment for hepatitis C virus infection. This study is being done to assess the safety and tolerance of PPI-668 when given to healthy volunteers for up to 5 days (Part I of the study) and to hepatitis C patients for up to 3 days (Part II). In addition, the study will assess how much PPI-668 is absorbed into the bloodstream. In Part II, the effect of PPI-668 on the amount of hepatitis C virus in patients' bloodstream (serum HCV RNA levels) also will be assessed.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Presidio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:29-0400
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A closely related group of antigens found in the plasma only during the infective phase of hepatitis B or in virulent chronic hepatitis B, probably indicating active virus replication; there are three subtypes which may exist in a complex with immunoglobulins G.
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