|hep c patient,new treatment
Jun 1, 2001
50yr old male hcv patient,had interferon and ribavirin therapy both failed.dr. wants to try pegulated interferon on my case.how successful can i expect this treatment to be?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
The new pegylated interferons with ribavirin (not without)are very effective, even in people who have not responded to treatment before. The sustained response rate (cure) is well over 50% for both companies' drugs. I would go for it with the combination treatment! DTD
Hep C and hydroxurea
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