Last updated on July 2017

VBMI to Increase Treatment Completion With MK-MK-5172/MK-8742 Among Veterans With Active Substance Use Disorders Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C


Brief description of study

This study implement a values-based motivational interviewing (VBMI) intervention to promote treatment completion with fixed dose combination (FDC) MK-5172/MK-8742 x 12 weeks among 30 Veterans with substance use disorder (SUD) and treatment naïve genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

Detailed Study Description

The investigators will conduct a prospective study of 30 Veterans with treatment-naive genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C infection admitted to the Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. Enrolled veterans will be treated MK-5172/MI-8742 while receiving a 12 week values based motivational intervention to promote completion of HCV treatment. MK-5172/MK-8742 will be prescribed in accordance with the package insert.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02823457

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Mary Burton, MD

GV Sonny Montgomery VAMC
Jackson, MS United States
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