Boceprevir Medication Information
A number of medications are available to help treat hepatitis C. For example, boceprevir (VICTRELISTM) is a drug used to treat chronic cases of this infection in adults. This is a protease inhibitor that is prescribed in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. It is generally taken three times a day and should be taken with food.
It's important to review boceprevir's safety information with your healthcare provider before taking this drug. Boceprevir may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions, such as anemia or liver problems, or if you are taking any other types of medicine, including nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(For more information on this medication, click Boceprevir. Topics discussed in this full-length article include side effects, how the medicine works, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)