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Hepatitis C Stage Two

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Treatment suggestion for Hepatitis C virus

My father is suffering from Hepatitis C virus (Genotype 3A). Doctor suggested for treatment of medicine with pegasys and ribavirin for 48 weeks. Is this treatment will be fine or else there is some other good treatment. Thanks
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...we usually only treat HCV genotype 3 with six months of treatment. Their decision to treat longer may be due to your father's stage of disease....You will want to discuss.... Read more »

Testing Postitive for HEPATITIS C

Good Morning,I got my blood test report yesterday. It show that my HCV Ratio is 25.0 H high s/co... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis C

My cousin was diagonosed HIV & Hepatitis C. His age is 40 years. What medicine should he take. In... Read more »
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Project Inform

Promising New Drugs for Hepatitis C on the Horizon

...with promising new drug development and increased national advocacy. In terms of drug development, the treatment pipeline for hepatitis C (HCV) is very robust. Two protease inhibitors, telaprevir and bocepravir, are in final Phase 3 studies and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...study comparing Schering-Plough's pegylated-interferon Pegintron and ribavirin with Roche's Pegasys and ribavirin shows both hepatitis C treatments worked equally well. The study by Dr. Mark Sulkowski of Johns Hopkins University involved 3,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Predicts Response to Hepatitis C Drugs: Study

...slight variation in a person's genetic code could explain why some racial and ethnic groups respond differently to standard hepatitis C treatment, a new study finds. In a clinical trial of 1,671 people with the most common form of hepatitis C... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long 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 »