$1,000 Pill Now Leading Treatment for Hepatitis C – WebMD

July 30, 2014 2:47 PM

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July 30, 2014 -- Despite a price tag of $1,000 per pill, and $84,000 for a full course of treatment, the new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi has quickly become the therapy of choice for patients infected with the liver-destroying virus, new data shows.

Sovaldi, which only became available in December, is taken for 12 weeks and effectively cures hepatitis C infection.

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