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Gulfport, MS
A 45-year-old female asked:

About to start treatment for hep c, i have ra and take enbrel, (etanercept) ever heard of any contraindications, or statistics on success with these two conditions?

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Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
Hepatology 24 years experience
No data: Generally autoimmune conditions like RA are contraindication for interferon use. You may have to wait for interferon free regimens-- currently being evaluated in phase 3 trials. May be available in 1 year.
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