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Hepatitis B Interferon

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HBV INTERFERON

Hi,My partner is a chronic HBV carrier from birth. Her core and surface antigen are positive. Her E antigen is negative and she has a moderate viral load (HBVDNA 3459 IU/ml)I expect that it is too late for anti-viral therapy but is it possible to...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There are many treatment options for chronic HBV infection and are not necessarily affected by time of infection. She needs to consult with a liver specialist as to which antiviral Read more »

HIV+ HBV+, tenofovir+interferon?

Male, 43 years old, 100 Kg, 1.7 m, hiv+ since 1986, HIV viral load<50, CD4 300. Hepatitis B+ with... Read more »

My ALT results due to Interferon

Finished 24 my weeks on Interferon Aug 08 Aug 08 ALT 544, HBV DNA <6 IU/ml Oct 08 ALT 288 Nov 08... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

... Hepatitis B What Is Hepatitis B and How Is It Transmitted? Hepatitis B is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). HBV is a noncytopathic virus, meaning that it does not cause direct damage to liver cells. Instead, it is the immune... Read more »
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Depression as a Side Effect of Interferon

... Interferon is used to treat hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV). One possible side effect of interferon is depression. Knowing about depression before you start Read more »
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Dramatic Results for Patients With Both HIV and Hepatitis B Using Tenofovir

... Anti-Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Activity of Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) in Lamivudine (LAM) Experienced HIV/HBV Co-Infected Patients (WePeB6015) Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Initiation of Methamphetamine Abuse During Interferon Treatment

... Interferon therapy for chronic infection with hepatitis B or C virus produces clinical depression in up to one-half of patients treated, the authors wrote. In former injection drug users, Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv 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 »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...HOLA NESESITO HACER ALGO POR MI HIGADO, MI DOCTOR ME SUGERIO TRATAR CON INTERFERON. EL PROBLEMA ES QUE MIS DEFENSAS SUBEN Y BAJAN Y COMO LEI INTERFERON TIENE MUCHOS SIDES EFFECTS. TAMBIEN HACE TRES ANOS ME ENFERME Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY IN MY LIVER IT SHOWS THAT IM IN STAGE 2 WHICH IS NOT GOOD. I ALSO HAVE P.M.L AND I USED INTERFERON AND GAVE ME ANEMIA, I RAN TO THE HOSPITAL 7 TIMES FOR BLOOD TRANFUSIONS. SO IM NOT SURE ABOUT INTERFERON.... Read more »