Valopicitabine When Administered Alone and in Combination With Interferon to Treatment-Naive Patients With Hepatitis C
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This study is being conducted in treatment-naive patients (no previous hepatitis C treatment) to evaluate the safety of valopicitabine (NM283) alone and together with pegylated interferon, a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepatitis C infection. This study is also evaluating the ability of valopicitabine to decrease the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body. The results for patients taking valopicitabine alone will be compared with the results for patients taking valopicitabine together with pegylated interferon.
An Open-Label, Multiple-Dose Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics and the Antiviral Activity of NM283 When Administered Alone and in Combination With Pegylated Interferon Alfa 2b to Treatment-Naive Adults With Genotype-1 Chronic Hepatitis C
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Documented clinical history compatible with genotype-1, chronic hepatitis C infection
Treatment-naive (patient has received no previous therapy for hepatitis C viral infection)
Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.
Patient is pregnant
Patient is co-infected with hepatitis B or HIV
Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.