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Interferon For Hep B

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Lamivudine and pegalated interferon for Hep B

My doctor and I are considering putting me on pegylated interferon and Lamivudine to treat my chronic active/persistent Hep B of eleven years. I just found out this year that I've developed HBeAb. I'm still HBeAg + and my viral load is finally...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...There is no data yet on that combination for hepatitis B, but it is being studied. The dose of peg interferon alfa 2b is 1.5 mcg/kg just like hep C. It depends on how much HBV DNA you Read more »

Continue HepB antiviral or Pegylated Interferon

I was diagnosed with e-antigen positive chronic HepB a little over a year ago (HBV DNA was 3... Read more »

pregnancy after interferon treatment

I was diagnosed with Hep B and have recently finished the interferon treatment. I only did the... Read more »
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Hepatitis Info Sheet

... Hepatitis Chart Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C How do you get it? Hep A is passed between people through rimming (anal-oral sex), dirty plates, and Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A andhepatitis B. The immune responsesto these vaccines should be checked oncea year and boosted when necessary. After a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...lower hep C viral load Do not have serious liver damage Are women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Interferon Alfa-2 (Roferon-A, Intron A)

... in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: Roferon-A (2a), Intron A (2b) Other Name(s): IFN, Interferón a-2, Recombinant interferon alfa-2a, Recombinant interferon alfa-2b, Recombinant interferon alpha-2a, Recombinant interferon alpha-2b Drug Class: ... 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 »

Need HELP PLEASE!!!!! GETTING PARANOID!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...from her vagina. she is small around 5'0" while i am around 6'1". was this a cause of the size difference? Btw, i have chronic hep b that i had since i was a baby, got it from my mom. moving on, i tested for std a week after and was diagnosed... 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 »

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 »