HARVONI gives you what you need

HARVONI transformed Hep C treatment as the first cure that's one pill, once a day. Cure means the Hep C virus is not detected in the blood when measured 3 months after treatment is completed.

HARVONI is a prescription medicine used with or without ribavirin to treat chronic (lasting a long time) hepatitis C genotype 1, 4, 5 or 6 infection. It is not known if HARVONI is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

No interferon.
No complicated regimens.

For specific patients, such as those who have had a liver transplant or are experiencing liver failure, it is recommended that ribavirin be added to their HARVONI regimen. Your Hep C Specialist will determine the regimen that's right for you.

If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.

HARVONI is a prescription medicine used with or without ribavirin to treat chronic (lasting a long time) hepatitis C genotype 1, 4, 5 or 6 infection. It is not known if HARVONI is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

Important Safety Information

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking HARVONI?

  • If you have: liver problems other than hepatitis C infection, or have had a liver transplant; severe kidney problems or are on dialysis; HIV, or any other medical condition; or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed. It is not known if HARVONI will harm your unborn baby or pass into your breast milk. If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.

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Length of treatment with HARVONI

Your Hep C Specialist will determine your treatment regimen and length based on your individual case. Most patient types are recommended to receive 12 weeks of treatment, although 8 or 24 weeks may also be prescribed.

In all cases, treatment depends on the specifics of your particular situation. However, your Hep C Specialist will likely consider:

  • Your genotype (If you don't have Hep C genotype 1, 4, 5, or 6, learn about another treatment option that may be right for you.)
  • Whether or not you have been treated before (treatment history)
  • The level of virus in your body (viral load)
  • The presence and extent of liver damage
  • Whether or not you have had a liver transplant

Treatment length by patient type

Genotype 1 Patients Without Cirrhosis
Hep C Treatment History Weeks of
Treatment
Never Treated With Lower Levels of Virus in Body (Less Than 6 million IU per mL) 8
Never Treated 12
Previously Treated 12
Genotype 1 Patients With Cirrhosis
Hep C Treatment History Weeks of
Treatment
Never Treated
 
 
12
Previously Treated 24*
   

This information does not apply to patients with liver failure or those who have had a liver transplant. Please see "Liver Failure or Transplant" tab for HARVONI treatment recommendations for these patients.

*HARVONI plus ribavirin for 12 weeks can be considered in previously treated genotype 1 patients with cirrhosis who are eligible for ribavirin. If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.

Patients With Genotype 4, 5, or 6
Genotype Weeks of
Treatment
4 12
5 12
6 12

This information does not apply to patients with liver failure or those who have had a liver transplant. Please see "Liver Failure or Transplant" tab for HARVONI treatment recommendations for these patients.

Hep C & HIV-1

For patients with both Hep C and HIV-1, the recommended HARVONI treatment length is the same as that for someone without HIV-1. Please refer to the charts on tabs 1 and 2 for treatment length information for your specific genotype.

It is important to talk with your healthcare provider about your HIV antiretroviral medicine(s) to understand potential interactions with HARVONI. Medicines that contain tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (ATRIPLA®, COMPLERA®, STRIBILD®, TRUVADA®, and VIREAD®) require special consideration by your healthcare provider.

Liver Failure or Liver Transplant

For patients with liver failure and Hep C genotype 1, HARVONI plus ribavirin provides an all-oral treatment option with just 12 weeks of therapy.

For patients who have had a liver transplant, don't have liver failure, and have Hep C genotype 1 or 4, HARVONI plus ribavirin provides an all-oral treatment option with just 12 weeks of therapy.

It's important to talk to your Hep C Specialist about your individual situation to find out if this treatment regimen is right for you.

If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.

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Important Safety Information

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking HARVONI? (continued)

  • Tell your healthcare provider and pharmacist about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. HARVONI and certain other medicines may affect each other, or may cause side effects. Tell your healthcare provider if you take any medicines containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (ATRIPLA®, COMPLERA®, STRIBILD®, TRUVADA®, VIREAD®).

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How should you take HARVONI?

  • HARVONI tablet
    Not actual size

  • Take HARVONI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to take it. Do not change your dose unless your healthcare provider tells you to.
  • Do not stop taking HARVONI without first talking with your healthcare provider. If you think there is a reason to stop taking HARVONI, talk to your healthcare provider before doing so.
  • Take HARVONI 1 time each day and at the same time each day.
  • Take HARVONI with or without food.
  • It is important that you do not miss or skip doses of HARVONI during treatment.
  • If you take too much HARVONI, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.

Important Safety Information

What are the possible side effects of HARVONI?

  • HARVONI, when taken with amiodarone (Cordarone®, Nexterone®, Pacerone®), a medicine used to treat certain heart problems, may cause serious side effects, including slow heart rate, which in some cases has led to death or the need for a pacemaker. Get medical help right away if you take amiodarone with HARVONI and get any of the following symptoms: fainting or near-fainting, dizziness or lightheadedness, not feeling well, weakness, extreme tiredness, shortness of breath, chest pains, confusion, or memory problems.
  • The most common side effects of HARVONI include tiredness, headache and weakness.
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HARVONI is a prescription medicine used with or without ribavirin to treat chronic (lasting a long time) hepatitis C genotype 1, 4, 5 or 6 infection. It is not known if HARVONI is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

Important Safety Information

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking HARVONI?

  • If you have: liver problems other than hepatitis C infection, or have had a liver transplant; severe kidney problems or are on dialysis; HIV, or any other medical condition; or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed. It is not known if HARVONI will harm your unborn baby or pass into your breast milk. If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.
  • Tell your healthcare provider and pharmacist about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. HARVONI and certain other medicines may affect each other, or may cause side effects. Tell your healthcare provider if you take any medicines containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (ATRIPLA®, COMPLERA®, STRIBILD®, TRUVADA®, VIREAD®).

What are the possible side effects of HARVONI?

  • HARVONI, when taken with amiodarone (Cordarone®, Nexterone®, Pacerone®), a medicine used to treat certain heart problems, may cause serious side effects, including slow heart rate, which in some cases has led to death or the need for a pacemaker. Get medical help right away if you take amiodarone with HARVONI and get any of the following symptoms: fainting or near-fainting, dizziness or lightheadedness, not feeling well, weakness, extreme tiredness, shortness of breath, chest pains, confusion, or memory problems.
  • The most common side effects of HARVONI include tiredness, headache and weakness.
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Important Safety Information

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking HARVONI?

  • If you have: liver problems other than hepatitis C infection, or have had a liver transplant; severe kidney problems or are on dialysis; HIV, or any other medical condition; or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed. It is not known if HARVONI will harm your unborn baby or pass into your breast milk. If you take HARVONI with ribavirin, you should also read the ribavirin Medication Guide for important pregnancy-related information.
  • Tell your healthcare provider and pharmacist about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. HARVONI and certain other medicines may affect each other, or may cause side effects. Tell your healthcare provider if you take any medicines containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (ATRIPLA®, COMPLERA®, STRIBILD®, TRUVADA®, VIREAD®).

What are the possible side effects of HARVONI?

  • HARVONI, when taken with amiodarone (Cordarone®, Nexterone®, Pacerone®), a medicine used to treat certain heart problems, may cause serious side effects, including slow heart rate, which in some cases has led to death or the need for a pacemaker. Get medical help right away if you take amiodarone with HARVONI and get any of the following symptoms: fainting or near-fainting, dizziness or lightheadedness, not feeling well, weakness, extreme tiredness, shortness of breath, chest pains, confusion, or memory problems.
  • The most common side effects of HARVONI include tiredness, headache and weakness.

HARVONI is a prescription medicine used with or without ribavirin to treat chronic (lasting a long time) hepatitis C genotype 1, 4, 5 or 6 infection. It is not known if HARVONI is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

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