The wonder drug Sofosbuvir for Hepatitis C launched in India,20th March 2015

The wonder drug Sofosbuvir for treatment of Hepatitis C has been launched in India on 17th March at a reasonable cost of around one lakh for the complete therapy of six months. This drug needs to be combined with either Ribavarin or Pegylated interferon or both for achieving high response rates for treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C. This drug is pan genotypic and can be used in all genotypes including Genotype 3 & 1, which are more common in India.

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