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hepa b
Apr 6, 2009

is there any cure for hepa b?

Response from Dr. McGovern

We don't use the word "cure" but use the word "suppress". There are multiple drugs for hepatitis B that effectively suppress the virus to prevent liver damage including entecavir, tenofovir, interferon, adefovir, telbivudine, lamivudine and newer drugs that are being developed.

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