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Treatment Of Hepatitis B

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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 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 »

Hepatitis B Treatment?

Which therapy is better? Shots or Pills?? Thank you Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Baraclude (Generic Name: Entecavir) for Treatment of Hepatitis B

...On March 29, 2005, FDA approved Baraclude (entecavir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with evidence of active viral replication, and either evidence of persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... Gilead Sciences on Monday announced that it has received FDA approval to market its antiretroviral drug Viread as a hepatitis B treatment, the AP/ International Herald Tribune reports (AP/ International Herald Tribune , 8/12). According... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. Urkie. gracias por contestar nuestras preguntas y por el tiempo que le dedica a esta pagina. tengo duda sobre la hepatitis cual es el periodo ventana? he leido informacion pero no entiendo muy bien por que se dice que el virus de saparece de 2... Read more »