Were you looking for information about Telaprevir? Telapravir is a common misspelling of telaprevir.
Telaprevir (INCIVEK®) is a prescription medication used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections in adults. This medicine works by blocking the action of certain enzymes in the body that the hepatitis C virus needs to multiply. Although most people tolerate it well, it is not suitable for everyone. Prior to taking it, talk to your healthcare provider about your medical history and any other medicines you are taking, including vitamins, nonprescription drugs, and herbal supplements.
(For more information, click Telaprevir. This eMedTV article offers more detailed information on this medication, including dosing guidelines and potential side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)