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telaprevir (Incivek) is an antiviral medication prescribed for the treatment of hepatitis C in adults with compensated liver disease and have not been treated prior, or have failed previous treatment. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, storage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.


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