Interferon Treatment For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Do HIV/HepC coinfected people need longer treatment with Interferon/ribaveron?

Dear Barbara,I have had hiv for 13 years,hep c for 5.I am aged 43.Undetectable HIV viral load(on meds)and cd4 of 660 when I started peg interferon/ribaveron 11 weeks ago.Now about 400.My hep c viral load was "high"(dont recall figure)when I started...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is little data on whether a shorter course of therapy may be adequate in HIV-seropositive patients with genotype 2 or 3 infection. Relapse has been reported after six months of treatment, particularly in those with high baseline HCV RNA... Read more »

interferon and hiv

i am 21 years old ihave hiv since 7 monthes iam not on medication.my viral load in 1/12/2008 not... Read more »

interferon and cd4%

iam hiv since 2008. my v.l not detected. my cd4 was 915. sothat iam not on med.my cd4 drobed... Read more »
Articles
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 »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...be treated first? When should hepatitis C be treated first? Hepatitis C treatment and CD4 cell count HIV treatment concerns in people with coinfection Drug interactions between hepatitis C treatment and HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...coinfected people. Cure rates are about 20% with type 1 and 50-70% with types 2 or 3. If someone meets the guidelines for HIV treatment their HIV should be treated first. Leaving HIV untreated for 6 to 12 months could have serious... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...If you or your partner arepregnant or want to have a baby, talk to yourdoctor first. Do Hep C treatments have anyeffect on HIV treatments? They can. Tell your doctor about all the medicationsyou are taking so that he or she can be sure that... Read more »