Trial of Simplified Treatment Monitoring for 8 Weeks Glecaprevir/ Pibrentasvir (Mayret) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients (SMART-C)
Data has shown that direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimen of glecaprevir (300mg)/pibrentasvir (120mg), a protease inhibitor and NS5A inhibitor respectively, provides key features for HCV treatment simplification.
Eligible participants (naïve pre-cirrhosis chronic HCV patients) will be randomized (1:2) to the standard or simplified monitoring arm and will receive treatment for 8 weeks.
One post-treatment visit will be conducted 12 weeks after the final dose of study medication to evaluate the proportion of patients with undetectable HCV RNA at this time point (SVR12).
Trial of Simplified Treatment Monitoring for 8 Weeks Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients (SMART-C)
The aim of this study is to determine if treatment monitoring schedule for chronic HCV patients treated with glecaprevir (300mg)/pibrentasvir (120mg) can be simplified. There will be two arms – one arm will have two on-treatment clinic visits; the other arm will have no on-treatment clinic visits.
This study is a phase IV, open-label, single arm, multicentre study whose aim is to assess whether interferon-free and ribavirin-free Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) therapy with grazoprevir/elbasvir, will be feasible for the treatment of People who inject drugs (PWID) with recent injecting drug use and chronic HCV genotype 1 or 4 infection.