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Hepatitis B treatment with Viread

I had had Hep B for many years and was closely watched by my family doctor. A recent blood test indicated my DNA count has risen to 2700 and my doctor suggested taking Viread for treatment. I researched this drug and found that there were many side...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Viread is a potent HBV drug that has many years of proven experience and safety. It has an excellent safety record in HIV infected patients as well since it also have activity against that virus. I would stress that the vast majority of patients... Read more »

Hepatitis B Treatment?

Which therapy is better? Shots or Pills?? Thank you Read more »

hiv-hepatitis b treatment

Hi, Barbara, thank you for your time. What treatment would you recommend for a person who is hiv... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Gilead's Antiretroviral Viread for Use as Hepatitis B Treatment

...According to Gilead, FDA joins regulators in Australia, Europe, Turkey and New Zealand in allowing the company to market Viread as a treatment for hepatitis B (AP/ International Herald Tribune , 8/12). Back to other news for August 2008 ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Effects of Circumcision, Hepatitis B Treatment on HIV/AIDS

...findings also have implications for the more than four million people worldwide living with both hepatitis B and HIV who need treatment for hepatitis B but have not started antiretrovirals, Thio in a statement said ( AFP/ Yahoo! News , 2/28). ... Read more »
PositiveWords

Hepatitis B Treatment for HIV-Positive People

Hepatitis B (HBV) is a virus that can cause liver disease. People co-infected with HIV and HBV have higher HBV viral loads (amount of HBV in the blood) and are at increased risk for liver disease and death. Liver damage from HBV can also make it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Idenix, Novartis Seek Approval for Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. have applied to the Food and Drug Administration for approval of a new drug to treat chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The drug, telbivudine, inhibits a different step in HBV's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »