The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a positive review for a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences, saying the pill cures more patients in less time than currently available treatments.
The agency posted its review of Gilead’s sofosbuvir online ahead of a meeting Friday where government experts will vote on whether to recommend the drug’s approval.
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Jun. 7, 2013– Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review to the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for sofosbuvir, a once-daily oral nucleotide analogue inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The FDA grants priority review status to drug candidates that may offer major advances in treatment…
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