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Taking Medication During Hep C

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Hep. C and Meds.

I am currently not taking any medication for Hep. C but I take pain medication for back pain and other pains. I would like to know what is the best pain medication to take that won't damage the liver.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...will need to be discussed with your physician since it is also important to weigh your kidney function in this decision. Some medications have more of an effect on the liver and some on the kidney. Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

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Community-Based Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C in Drug Users: High Rates of Compliance With Therapy Despite Ongoing Drug Use

... The authors note that UK authorities' hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment guidelines are evolving with respect to injecting drug users (IDUs). Nonetheless, patients with circumstances Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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