Last update June 1, 2020
Hepatitis C virus NS3 / 4A protease inhibitor.
Used in combination with pibrentasvir in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Oral administration in a daily dose for 8 to 16 weeks.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Its pharmacokinetic characteristics (lelevated molecular weight and very high plasma protein binding: EMA 2019, AEMPS 2019, Smolders 2019) make it very unlikely its excretion into breast milk in significant amounts
Possible side effects are rare and mild.
We do not have alternatives for Glecaprevir.
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