EnvisionRx and Gilead Sciences Sign Exclusive Agreement to Help in the Fight Against Hepatitis C

TWINSBURG, Ohio, Jan 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- EnvisionRx®, a national, full-service pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, today announced a partnership with Gilead Sciences Inc., a pioneer in the treatment of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), to provide availability to HCV infection treatments Sovaldi® and Harvoni™ for EnvisionRx patients on an exclusive basis.

“EnvisionRx is committed to helping patients attain the most effective drugs at affordable prices, and we are proud to be able to offer our patients Sovaldi® and Harvoni™, the market leaders in the treatment of HCV, ” said Dawn Sherman, President of EnvisionRx. “The safety and efficacy profile of Gilead’s HCV products, coupled with the most competitive pricing in the drug class, have solidified EnvisionRx’s choice to place Gilead’s HCV products in an exclusive and preferred formulary position. We believe our comprehensive HCV approach will enable our patients to receive the best available care.”

Consistent with PBM industry practice, exceptions for other hepatitis C drugs will be allowed in some cases. Harvoni® (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg), is the first once-daily single tablet regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults. Sovaldi™ (sofosbuvir) 400 mg tablets, is a once-daily oral nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection as a component of a combination antiviral treatment regimen.

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