Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir

Drug Profile

Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir

Alternative Names: Epclusa; Fixed-dose combination of sofosbuvir and GS-5816 - Gilead Sciences; GS 5816/sofosbuvir; GS 7977/GS 5816; SOF/GS-5816; SOF/VEL; Sofosbuvir/GS 5816; Velpatasvir/sofosbuvir

Latest Information Update: 22 Dec 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Gilead Sciences
  • Class Antivirals; Carbamates; Chromans; Imidazoles; Naphthols; Phenylacetates; Phosphoric acid esters; Pyrimidine nucleotides; Pyrrolidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Hepatitis C virus NS 5 protein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Hepatitis C

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Gilead Sciences plans a phase III trial for Hepatitis C (Combination therapy, Monotherapy) in Japan (PO, Tablet) (NCT02996682)
  • 13 Dec 2016 Gilead Sciences plans a phase II trial for Hepatitis C (Combination therapy) in USA and France (PO, Tablet) (NCT02994056)
  • 17 Oct 2016 John Hopkins University plans a phase I trial for Hepatitis C infection in USA (NCT02938013)
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