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What is Epclusa?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Epclusa is a fixed combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir in a single pill. Both drugs block specific proteins that the hepatitis C virus needs to multiply and spread. This combination is one of the recommended regimens for people with virus genotypes 1 through 6 who have not yet been treated for hepatitis C. Epclusa is taken daily for 12 weeks.

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