Merck & Co., Inc. Release: Results from Investigational Studies with VICTRELIS™ (boceprevir) Presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections to Understand Potential Use in Patients Coinfected with Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV-1

Published: Mar 07, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced results from two different investigational studies conducted to better understand the potential use of VICTRELIS™ (boceprevir), the company’s oral HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitor, in treating patients coinfected with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV-1. These data are being presented for the first time today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle.

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