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medicine for hepatitis b

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Difficult to cure: Once infected with Hepatitis B virus, only a small percentage of people can be cured. Infection frequently requires chronic suppressive therapy with ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
See a specialist: This is a rapidly changing area and seeing a liver specialist is the best way to find the best current medication. From an alternative stand point i ... Read More
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Dr. Jamie Berkes
22 years experience Hepatology
Any: The "best" treatment can be argued. The most recently approved agent is called tenofovir. This is highly effective at virus reduction and has very low ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Hep b medicine: There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir(viread) interferon also use but has many adverse ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
No : To treat hepatitis b you would need to be managed with an anti-viral medication.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
None: No herbals will cure hepatitis b. There are medications to stop viral replication, and treatment is usually for many months even years. Some people n ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Assuming the clinical presentation is such that medications are warranted, the current first line pharmaceuticals used are pegylated interferon alfa, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Viread and Baraclude (entecavir): These are currently the 2 best oral drugs on the market to suppress viral load with low resistance.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: specific drugs and you should be followed by your PCP who may want you to see an expert in hepatitis The treatment depends upon the stage of hepatiti ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as there no studies done for grug interaction between allopathic meds and various siddha meds.

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