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Hep C And Antibiotics

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Hep B & C & antibiotics

If a person has chronic Hep B & C, are there any antibiotics they should stay clear of?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There was an antibiotic that was taken off the market a few years ago due to severe liver toxicity. However, right now there is no particular drug that I would say - never take this particular drug...The main issue is to have regular monitoring of... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...see Fact Sheet 535 ) drugs used to treat Kaposi's Sarcoma (see Fact Sheet 511 ) pegylated alpha interferon, used to treat hepatitis C co-infection (see Fact Sheet 507 ) Many cases of neutropenia occur in people who are receiving cancer... Read more »
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Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...low CD4 count. Some patients have had serious side effects related to high levels of didanosine. Ribavirin (used to treat hepatitis C) increases didanosine levels and increases the risk of side effects associated with didanosine. People... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »