should i stop tenofovir?
Aug 19, 2012
first of all many many thanks for your kindness i have also questioned you before and you give very useful information here is my detail again during my medical fitness test for job i was diagnosed positive for hbv my lab reports are hbsag 2066 reactive by elisa method hbeag negaitive hbeab positive alt 54 hbv dna less than 500iu/ml by pcr quantitative method doctor advised me to use tenofovir tablets to make your hbv dna less than 12 iu/ml but in my previous question answer you advise me that you that tenofovir is potent drug against hbv and you do not need it than i consulted one of the best hepatologist he give me same advised that you do need tenofovir but unfortunately before that i have used tenofovir three weeks now my question is wether i should stop tenofovir immedietly or not? plz give me some advise which you think better for me
Response from Dr. McGovern
Always include your doctor in these discussions, but right now, I would not suggest continuing it. You don't have to worry about drug resistance either since that has not been described with tenofovir.
I would use tenofovir when you need to...not yet...
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