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Antigen positive to Non-reactive
Sep 25, 2005

How long is the medication to turn antigen positive to non-reactive? how long will I take Peg interferon Epivir Entecavir Adefovir?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Can't answer your first question. It will depend on your body's reaction to the medications. Most patients do not turn their surface antigen to negative on treatment. The next best results we hope for is to turn the virus production off.

The length of treatment will depend on your type of hepatitis B infection - e antigen negative or e antigen positive. Discuss this status with your physician.

Dr. M

Can a HBV non-active carrier be treated?
Chronic Hep B - follow-up question.

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