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Zepatier accepted for routine use in Scotland

On January 16 the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) published advice accepting Zepatier for routine use in NHS Scotland.

Elbasvir-grazoprevir (Zepatier) was accepted for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. Elbasvir-grazoprevir is a combination of two medicines that inhibit the replication of the hepatitis C virus and offers the prospect of a cure for hepatitis C infection.

“Eradicating hepatitis C is a key commitment for Scottish Government and new medicines for this condition will help achieve this aim.” (Professor Jonathan Fox, chairman of the SMC)

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