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Laureate 2012

2012 - Best Pharmaceutical Agents: Victrelis® - Merck

VICTRELISTM is the first direct antiviral treatment for chronic HCV, genotype 1, approved in the United States. It represents the first ketoamide containing compound to be approved as a pharmaceutical agent.

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2012 - Best Pharmaceutical Agents: Incivek® - Vertex

The introduction of INCIVEK® (telaprevir) has been noted among the most successful drug launches of all time. INCIVEK is also known as a direct-acting antiviral (DAA). The availability of DAAs, used in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin, has transformed the treatment of genotype 1 hepatitis C.

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