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Gilead Sciences Limited (GILD) Announces Data Demonstrating Pharmacokinetic Boosting Activity of GS 9350


2/9/2009 12:06:40 PM

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced preclinical data and results from two Phase I studies for GS 9350, an investigational compound being developed as a pharmacoenhancing agent (“booster”) to increase blood levels and allow once-daily dosing for certain medicines, including Gilead’s investigational HIV integrase inhibitor, elvitegravir. These data suggest that GS 9350 has significant and selective pharmacoenhancing ability, no antiviral activity against HIV and differentiated biological properties in vitro compared to ritonavir, currently the only drug used to boost certain HIV treatments, including protease inhibitors. Study results also show that GS 9350 effectively boosts elvitegravir, when both drugs are dosed as part of a single tablet complete fixed-dose regimen with Truvada® (emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg). These data were presented today during an oral session at the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Montreal (Abstract# N-121).

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