A 48-year-old member asked:
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Is hepsera (adefovir) good for chronic hepatitis b?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: It is one of many medications used in treating hepatitis b, though not a first choice of many.
Answered on Dec 21, 2012

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