daclatasvir (Daklinza)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

What is daclatasvir (Daklinza)?

Daclatasvir (Daklinza) is an oral tablet used for the treatment of chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), genotype 1 or 3. It belongs to a class of drugs called direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs). Similar drugs include:

  • boceprevir (Victrelis)
  • sofosbuvir (Sovaldi)
  • simeprevir (Olysio)
  • telaprevir (Incivek)
  • Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir, dasabuvir)
  • ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (Harvoni)
  • elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier)

What brand names are available for daclatasvir?

  • Daklinza is the only brand available for daclatasvir in the US.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/6/2017

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