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Artipla Meds for Co-Infection Patient

I am planning on starting my treatment and am concerned about my liver and want to make sure that I take the correct meds. My Dr. wants to start me on Atripia. Is this the best med for HCV patient or is there a beter mix of meds to start with.Thanks
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...you for your question. I have successfully used Atripla (Tenofovir/FTC/efavirenz) in many patients who are co-infected with Hepatitis C. It is probably the combination of choice in patient initiating treatment for their HIV who also have... Read more »

hepatitis c GENO TYPE 1A

WHAT ARE THE PERCENT OF RECOVERY WHEN YOU HAVE THE TREATMENT Read more »

new hiv test

hi, doc, have you heard about the new hiv test that can detect group o. it was approve early this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coinfection With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus

... Overview Persons with HIV, especially injection drug users, may also be infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV infection is more serious in persons with HIV. Many persons with HCV don't have any symptoms. HCV infection Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Victims May Sue

...report they are beginning to hear from persons interested in pursuing their legal options after potentially being exposed to hepatitis C at two Colorado medical facilities. An infected surgical technician is accused of stealing syringes filled... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peregrine's Tarvacin Safe in First Hepatitis C Trial

...Pharmaceuticals Inc. said its drug candidate Tarvacin appeared "safe and well-tolerated" in an early-stage clinical trial of hepatitis C patients. The drug is designed to stimulate the body's immune defenses to kill hepatitis C virus particles... 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 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 capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... 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 »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »