Determinants of hepatitis C virus treatment completion and efficacy in drug users assessed by meta-analysis
Substance Abuse, Intravenous
Treatment of addiction during HCV therapy results in higher treatment completion. Our pooled SVR rate is similar to that obtained in registration trials in the general population. Treatment of addiction during HCV therapy will likely be important for HCV-infected DUs undergoing treatment with more complex regimens including direct-acting antivirals.