Generated: December 15, 2017
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Details for Patent: 8,119,602
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Summary for Patent: 8,119,602
|Title:||Administration of HCV protease inhibitors in combination with food to improve bioavailability|
|Abstract:|| Methods of treating, preventing or ameliorating one or more symptoms of hepatitis C in a subject comprising the step of administering at least one HCV protease inhibitor in combination with food are provided. Also provided are methods of increasing bioavailability of an HCV protease inhibitor and methods of increasing serum levels of an HCV protease inhibitor in a subject. All methods comprise adminstering at least one HCV protease inhibitor in combination with food, the at least one HCV protease inhibitor selected from the group consisting of compounds of Formulae I-XXVI, described herein. Administration of compounds of the present invention in combination with food provides improved bioavailability and increased peak serum levels of the compounds as compared to administration without food.|
|Inventor(s):|| Zhang; Jenny (Cranbury, NJ), Gupta; Samir K. (East Brunswick, NJ) |
|Assignee:|| Schering Corporation (Kenilworth, NJ) |
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