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Interferon And Lamivudine

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Interferon/Lamivudine/Entecavir/Which one is for me?

Doctor,I was diagnosed about a year ago with HepB as a Chronic Carrier. My AST is 100 and ALT 226. My profile: HBsAg+, HBeAg+, HBcAB+ but HBsAB-. Liver bopsy indicates diffuse fattu infiltration.... Image obtained post demostrates no...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Actually, your chances are probably better of a cure if you are in one of the new clinical trials of LDT in combo with 3TC. There is no pure placebo arm in that one, the worst you can get is 3TC. Entecavir also sounds promising as does the Achilion... Read more »

Lamivudine and pegalated interferon for Hep B

...doctor and I are considering putting me on pegylated interferon and Lamivudine to treat my... Read more »

how to eradicate hepatitis from thebody?

I am a chronic hepatitis b carrier. I want to know if there are some ways to completely eradicate... Read more »
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The 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology

...unrestricted educational grant from Roche. The Body's Conference Summaries Hepatitis C: Progress Beyond Interferon Liver Disease in AIDS Novel Treatments for HCV HCV: PEG-Interferons -- When to Use Them HCV:... Read more »
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Viral Hepatitis

...patient achieves e antigen seroconversion. Two agents are currently available for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection: interferon and lamivudine. Interferon therapy is more toxic and less tolerated than lamivudine, but the duration of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

... What Is Lamivudine? Who Should Take Lamivudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known as Epivir or 3TC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... 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 »

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 »

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 »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300.. he had it... Read more »