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Hep C Treatment For Genotype 3 With Dosing By Weight

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Ask the Experts

Weight-Based Ribavirin dose?

Just what are the weight-based ribavirin doses for HepC treatment? And does it matter what brand of pegInterferon or ribavirin you're taking? Thank you!
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Weight based dosing of ribavirin is important for patients with certain genotypes of hepatitis C. This is particularly important for patients with genotype 1 and 4 infection.However, patients with genotype 2 or 3 get 400 mg 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 »

Hepatitis B a cause of Fatty Liver?

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis B since 1993 and recently diagnosed with fatty liver. Can we say... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...always occur during the first 12 weeks after finishing treatment. EVR (early virological response) An EVR means that the hepatitis C viral load has droppedby 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks oftreatment. Someone who does not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...usually the most important results to look for from a clinical trial. EVR (Early Virological Response) An EVR means that the hepatitis C viral load has dropped by 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks of treatment. Someone who does... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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 about Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

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 »