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Can hepatitis B be treated?

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There are several drugs that treat long-term hepatitis B. Medications include:

  • Adefovir (Hepsera)
  • Entecavir (Baraclude)
  • Interferon
  • Lamivudine (Epivir)
  • Telbivudine (Tyzeka)
  • Tenofovir (Viread)

From: Types of Hepatitis: A, B, and C WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by on December 15, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 12/15/2017

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American Liver Foundation: "Hepatitis C Treatment." 

News release, FDA.

CDC.

Reviewed by on December 15, 2017

SOURCES:

American Liver Foundation: "Hepatitis C Treatment." 

News release, FDA.

CDC.

Reviewed by on December 15, 2017

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