Rajeev M. Menon

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Paritaprevir (administered with ritonavir, PTV/r), ombitasvir (OBV), and dasabuvir (DSV) are direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Thirteen studies were conducted to characterize drug-drug interactions for the 3D regimen of OBV, PTV/r, and DSV and various medications in(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The three direct-acting antiviral regimen of ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir and dasabuvir (3D regimen) is approved for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection. Drug-drug interaction (DDI) studies of the 3D regimen and commonly used medications were conducted in healthy volunteers to provide information on(More)
ABT-450, ombitasvir, and dasabuvir are direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) that have been developed for combination treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Because these DAAs have metabolic and transporter profiles that overlap with cyclosporine and tacrolimus disposition, there is potential for drug interactions. Two Phase 1 studies(More)
The two direct-acting antiviral (2D) regimen of ombitasvir and paritaprevir (administered with low-dose ritonavir) is being developed for treatment of genotype subtype 1b and genotypes 2 and 4 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Drug-drug interactions were evaluated in healthy volunteers to develop dosing recommendations for HCV-infected subjects.(More)
The development of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents has reinvigorated the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection. The availability of multiple DAA agents and drug combinations has enabled the transition to interferon-free therapy that is applicable to a broad range of patients. However, these DAA combinations are not without drug-drug interactions(More)
Shallow moonquakes are thought to be of tectonic origin. However, the geologic structures responsible for these moonquakes are unknown. Here we report sites where moonquakes possibly occurred along young lobate scarps in the Schrödinger basin. Our analysis of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and Chandrayaan-1 images revealed four lobate scarps in different(More)
Ombitasvir, paritaprevir (given with low-dose ritonavir), and dasabuvir are direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) used with or without ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The objective of this analysis was to evaluate the effect of renal function as determined by creatinine clearance (CrCL) on the pharmacokinetics of the(More)
Direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) are established as the standard of care for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. One of the newest additions to the HCV arsenal is an oral three-DAA combination therapy (i.e., the 3D regimen) that does not require concomitant use of pegylated interferon. The clinical development program for the 3D regimen has(More)
Three cases of successful angioplasty of high-grade coronary dissections using hydrophilic wires were reported. Our first case had edge dissection after a stent deployed in the left anterior descending artery, after which we found it impossible to track the second stent over the regular wires, and which was successful when we tried with a stiffer(More)
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