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A 33-year-old member asked:

If we take lamivudine for one year does it cures?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
No: Lamivudine (3tc, epivir) is used to treat HIV and/or hepatitis b. However, it should never be used alone. Combination therapy is required , and it is not a cure, just a treatment.
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