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Boceprevir

Description

Boceprevir is an inhibitor of the HCV NS3 protease. Boceprevir covalently, yet reversibly, binds to the NS3 protease active site serine (Ser139) through a (alpha)-ketoamide functional group to inhibit viral replication in HCV-infected host cells.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
J05AP03
Boceprevir
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J05 Antivirals for systemic use → J05A Direct acting antivirals → J05AP Antivirals for treatment of HCV infections