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What Are The Treatments For Hepatitis C

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Ask the Experts

alternative treatments for Hepatitis C

Are there alternative treatments for Hep C ie alpha lipoic acid, etc when the body is not strong enough to withstand the traditional treatment?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are no proven alternative treatments for hepatitis C unfortunately. I am hoping that patients like you will have access to new therapies in a few years. Read more »

ANy new or trial treatments for Hepatitis c?

What are the newest drugs or treatments or trials for hepatitas C?Are there any websites that are... Read more »

My mom's treatment for Hepatitis C

Hey, my mom has Hepatitis C and she doesn't know if she wants to take the Hepatitis C treatment or... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis C? Who Should Get Treatment? What Treatments Are Available? How Effective is Treatment? Which to Treat First? Side Effects of Treatment Taking Care of Yourself References What... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

Credits and Acknowledgements Dedication Foreword Introduction Epidemiology, Modes of Transmission, & Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Pathogenesis, Viral Dynamics, & Immunologic Response of Hepatitis C Virus Natural... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves Treatment for Hepatitis C

...The Food and Drug Administration last night approved a new treatment for hepatitis C. The drug, an improved form of interferon, will be sold under the brand name Pegasys by F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. of Basel, Switzerland. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Class-Action Lawsuit by Inmates Demands Treatment for Hepatitis C

...Oregon inmates allege in a pending class-action lawsuit that treatment for hepatitis C is so woefully inadequate in the state's 12-prison, 11,800-inmate system that it violates the constitutional ban on cruel and Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Leads Project Inform sponsored think tank style meetings to advance research and advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS treatment, hepatitis C treatment and biomedical HIV prevention Represents Project Inform to the press, community groups and other... 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 »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »