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What are treatments for long-term hepatitis B?

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Medicines for this disease include:

  • Adefovir, dipivoxil (Hepsera)
  • Entecavir (Baraclude)
  • Lamivudine (Epivir-HBV)
  • Interferon alfa-2b (Intron A)
  • Pegylated interferon alfa-2a (Pegasys)
  • Telbivudine (Tyzeka)
  • Tenofovir (Viread)

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CDC.

American Liver Foundation: "Hepatitis C Treatments."

 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on December 12, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC.

American Liver Foundation: "Hepatitis C Treatments."

 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on December 12, 2017

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