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2014-04-01 08:28:25

RARITAN, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), today announced it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for a once-daily fixed-dose antiretroviral combination tablet containing darunavir, a protease inhibitor developed by Janssen R&D Ireland and marketed as PREZISTA(®) in the U.S., with cobicistat, an investigational pharmacokinetic enhancer or boosting agent, developed...

2013-05-06 08:30:54

- Interferon-free, direct-acting antiviral combination therapy currently in Phase 3 development NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that its investigational direct-acting antiviral (DAA) combination with and without ribavirin for the treatment of genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been designated as a Breakthrough Therapy by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The designation is based, in part, on...

2012-11-29 14:36:09

A combination of anti-HIV drugs has been found to also reduce the risk of recurrent malaria by nearly half among HIV-positive children, according to researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health. The combination of protease inhibitors lopinavir and ritonavir contributed to an overall reduction of 40 percent in the rate of malaria among a group of HIV-positive infants and children up to 6 years old in Uganda who were also being treated with anti-malarial drugs. This...

2012-11-10 08:21:49

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from Abbott's phase 2b clinical trial, "Aviator," demonstrated high sustained viral response rates at 12 weeks post-treatment (SVR(12)) in all 8- and 12-week arms, with combinations of direct acting antivirals (DAAs) given with and without ribavirin (RBV). Results will be presented at the President's Press Conference and the latebreaking clinical trials session at the Liver Meeting, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the...

2012-11-09 16:24:26

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new 800mg tablet of PREZISTA(®) (darunavir) for once daily oral administration for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult patients with no darunavir resistance-associated mutations. PREZISTA(®) is always taken with and at the same time as...

2012-10-15 11:27:30

ABBOTT PARK Ill., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced initial results from "Aviator," a phase 2b study of its interferon-free, investigational regimen for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV). Initial results show sustained virological response at 12 weeks post treatment (SVR12) in 99 percent of treatment-naive (n=77) and 93 percent of null responders (n=41) for genotype 1 (GT1) HCV patients taking a combination of ABT-450/r, ABT-267, ABT-333 and ribavirin for 12...

2012-07-22 10:21:11

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (Kowa Pharmaceuticals) and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) (NYSE: LLY) today released results from a pharmacokinetic (PK) study exploring potential drug interaction between the cholesterol medication pitavastatin (LIVALO) 4 mg and the protease inhibitor (PI) combination darunavir/ritonavir (Prezista(®)/Norvir(®)) 800mg/100mg in healthy volunteers.(1) The study, presented at the 19(th) International AIDS...

2012-05-29 02:27:29

TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response letter for a Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for an 800mg tablet of PREZISTA® (darunavir). PREZISTA is approved for once-daily oral administration of 800mg -- two 400mg tablets -- for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult...

2012-04-24 02:31:01

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It lies within the compact folded rectangle that accompanies prescription medicines. In black and white on paper, it follows prescription medicine advertisements in magazines and newspapers. Known as patient information, it is frequently part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved labeling for prescription medicines. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-04-19 06:27:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and WATERTOWN, Mass., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Enanta Pharmaceuticals announced complete data from the study known as "Pilot" - Abbott's initial interferon-free study of its direct-acting antiviral agents for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) - showing that 91 percent of genotype 1 infected, treatment-naive patients taking ABT-450/r and ABT-072 combined with ribavirin administered for 12 weeks, achieved sustained viral response at 24 weeks...