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A 27-year-old male asked:

Reading the news on cnn and i saw they got a cure for hepatitis c i have hepatitis c is this true ? its a new drug they said ?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: We've been able to cure hepatitis c for several years now, but the treatments were difficult. Two new drugs approved in the last month make it much easier. However, each must currently be taken with interferon, so at best, you have to put up with interferon side effects for 3 months. In the fall of 2014, we may have regimens that don't require interferon.

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Last updated Apr 12, 2016

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