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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 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

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