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Methadone And Hepatitis

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hepatitis C and methadone treatment

Hello,My sister found out she had Hepatitis C about two years ago. She is in methadone treatment and not really considering treatment for the hep c right now. I think she should be actively pursuing treatment...the sooner the better (?). And I...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Methadone maintenance is not an absolute reason not to start therapy for HCV. Recent preliminary studies suggest that patients in a stable methadone maintenance program (without other reasons that would exclude them from therapy) can do well on... Read more »

coming off methadone with Hep c

My daughter is on methadone and has Hep c. Can she come off the methadone without flaring up the... Read more »

Hep C and Methadone

My son has Hep C and has been on Methadone for 20 months. Should he ween off methadone or continue... Read more »
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Housing Works

New Report Exposes Shortcomings at NYC Methadone Programs

A new survey examines one of the city's most stigmatized and marginalized populations -- opioid users. When they are run well, methadone and buprenorphine treatment programs can reduce public spending and improve public health. The activist... Read more »
The Well Project

Methadone and HIV

Table of Contents What Is Methadone? Can Anyone Get Methadone Treatment? What Side Effects Are Associated With Methadone? Do HIV Drugs Interact With Methadone? Methadone and Pregnancy Taking Care of Yourself What Is Methadone? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Injections Sites Needed Across Canada to Boost Fight Against Hepatitis B, C

Supervised injection facilities, syringe exchanges, and methadone clinics are needed across Canada, according to a new report issued by the Canadian Coalition of Organizations Responding to Hepatitis B and C. These and other resources to fight... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Full Participation in Harm Reduction Programs Is Associated With Decreased Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus: Evidence From the Amsterdam Cohort Studies Among Drug Users

In this study, researchers explored the link between participation in harm reduction programs and HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence among ever-injecting drug users enrolled in the Amsterdam Cohort Studies. Poisson regression was used to... Read more »
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Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »

Co infeccion ( vih/hepatitis C ) elisa 12 meses?

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
En el caso de que el virus de la hepatitis C haya sido adquirido en el mismo riesgo en el cual se adquiere vih, las pruebas de vih y hepatitis C podrian ser negativas hasta los 12 meses.

Se han visto casos en que el VHC examen de anticuerpos no... 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 your participation.

We are also giving incentives for qualifying referrals!

Our... Read more »