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Hep C Relapse

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what is the current tx for relapsing HepC

other than peg-intron, are there any other more recent treatments that offer higher sustainable remission rates for a person with Genotype 1A who quickly becomes negative following 3-6 mos of therapy; remains on therapy for total of 12 mos, with...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There are two brands of pegylated interferon, the peg intron that you mention and the pegasys brand. They are very similar. I usually switch brands when re treating. However our team usually treats the relapsers longer than 12 months often for 18... Read more »

alcohol and hepc

I recently went through interferon treatment after six months was non detected. I drank some... Read more »


Dear Dr,I'm 36 year old men, with University education.I have had Hep C, genotype 1b. I was... Read more »
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