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After Treatment For Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B treatment with Viread

I had had Hep B for many years and was closely watched by my family doctor. A recent blood test indicated my DNA count has risen to 2700 and my doctor suggested taking Viread for treatment. I researched this drug and found that there were many side...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Viread is a potent HBV drug that has many years of proven experience and safety. It has an excellent safety record in HIV infected patients as well since it also have activity against that virus. I would stress that the vast majority of patients... Read more »

Hepatitis B Treatment?

Which therapy is better? Shots or Pills?? Thank you Read more »

hiv-hepatitis b treatment

Hi, Barbara, thank you for your time. What treatment would you recommend for a person who is hiv... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Baraclude (Generic Name: Entecavir) for Treatment of Hepatitis B

On March 29, 2005, FDA approved Baraclude (entecavir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with evidence of active viral replication, and either evidence of persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases (ALT or AST),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Gilead's Antiretroviral Viread for Use as Hepatitis B Treatment

...According to Gilead, FDA joins regulators in Australia, Europe, Turkey and New Zealand in allowing the company to market Viread as a treatment for hepatitis B (AP/ International Herald Tribune , 8/12). Back to other news for August 2008 ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Effects of Circumcision, Hepatitis B Treatment on HIV/AIDS

...findings also have implications for the more than four million people worldwide living with both hepatitis B and HIV who need treatment for hepatitis B but have not started antiretrovirals, Thio in a statement said ( AFP/ Yahoo! News , 2/28). ... Read more »
PositiveWords

Hepatitis B Treatment for HIV-Positive People

Hepatitis B (HBV) is a virus that can cause liver disease. People co-infected with HIV and HBV have higher HBV viral loads (amount of HBV in the blood) and are at increased risk for liver disease and death. Liver damage from HBV can also make it... Read more »
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Should i receve the treatment

Posted by lostinca88, 2 Replies
I just fund out I am infected.. totally lost... my question is should i get treatment... ? without treatment, how long it may last... want to have a normal life as long as possible... Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
Employment at Project Inform Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy Primary functions: The Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of Project Informs HIV/AIDS research... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »