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Adults with chronic hepatitis C infections may receive telaprevir (INCIVEK®) as part of their treatment. This prescription medication comes as a tablet that is taken 3 times a day for 12 weeks. This drug is a type of protease inhibitor and works by blocking the action of certain enzymes the hepatitis C virus needs to replicate itself. Side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, and fatigue.
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