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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Quadruple Therapy (VX-222, Telaprevir,Peginterferon-Alfa-2a, Ribavirin) in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis C With Compensated Cirrhosis


Open to: All Genders

Age: 18 Years - 70 Years

Medical Conditions

Chronic Hepatitis C Virus

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a quadruple regimen (VX-222, telaprevir, pegylated interferon, and ribavirin)in subjects with hepatitis C with cirrhosis.

Start dates may differ between countries and research sites. The research team are responsible for keeping the information up-to-date.  

The recruitment start and end dates are as follows:

Feb 2012

Sep 2013


Intervention Type : Drug
Intervention Description : tablet, 400-mg twice daily

Intervention Arm Group : Quadruple Regimen

Intervention Type : Drug
Intervention Description : tablet, 1125-mg twice daily

Intervention Arm Group : Quadruple Regimen

Intervention Type : Drug
Intervention Description : tablet, 1000-mg per day for subjects weighing <75 kg and 1200 mg per day for subjects weighing ≥75 kg, twice daily

Intervention Arm Group : Quadruple Regimen

Intervention Type : Biological
Intervention Description : subcutaneous injection, 180-mcg, once weekly

Intervention Arm Group : Quadruple Regimen

You can take part if:

Inclusion Criteria: - Subjects must have genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C - Subjects must have compensated cirrhosis - Subjects may either be treatment naïve, or may have received a course of Peg IFN/RBV without evidence of response. Subjects who are considered to be relapsers to Peg IFN/RBV, or who are partial or null responders will be considered - Subjects with hemophilia may be permitted to enroll with permission of the medical monitor Exclusion Criteria: - Any previous treatment with an investigational drug or drug regimen for the treatment of hepatitis C, or previous treatment with an approved protease inhibitor - Any contraindication to Peg-IFN or RBV therapy - Evidence of hepatic decompensation: history of ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, or bleeding esophageal varices - A history of acquired immunodeficiency infection, organ transplantation or have an ongoing requirement for immunosuppressive medicines

You may not be able to take part if:

This is in the inclusion criteria above

Below are the locations for where you can take part in the trial. Please note that not all sites may be open.

  • London
  • Plymouth
  • Scotland

The study is sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated .

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