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HCV type 1 - new medicine
Feb 20, 2011

My father is 56 years old. he has HCV 10 year ago. in that 10 year, he drink many many medicine: Chinese traditional medicine, Vietnamese traditional medicine, western medicine, certainly those medicine is very cheap. until 3 months ago, he begins treat by Pegylated Interferon alfa-2a+ Ribavirin, but after 3 months with treatment, it is unsuccess. Now, we are very worry about my father deseased. Can you give me a advice and therapeutic method. when does the new medicine produced?

Response from Dr. McGovern

In the United States, we expect two new medications will be reviewed by summer of 2011 so I am hopeful that we will have new medications soon. These are helpful even in some people with a history of no response to PEG/RBV.



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