Incepta Pharmaceuticals has brought a generic version of the drug
Sovaldi, of the Gilead Sciences, which is being used in treatment of
hepatitis C, is a very popular drug. The generic version of the drug
will be sold at a price of $10.
The generic drug of Sovaldi is named as Hopetavir and the cost of the
drug for a period of 12 weeks will be $900. Cost of Gilead Sciences
Inc.’s Sovaldi is very high. “Gilead is aware of unauthorized generic
versions of sofosbuvir being offered in the marketplace .We’re focused
on enabling our eleven Indian generic partners to launch their
authorized generic versions as soon as possible”, the company said in an
So far, it was the most successful drug for treating hepatitis C. And
the cost of this drug for a period of twelve weeks was $86,000.