A 33-year-old member asked:
Will lamivudine cure hepatitis b completely?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible yes: Natural history of hepatitis b leads to strong immunity against disease without treatment, Lamivudine is used for hepatitis b that is chronic( your body is unable to buld a strong immune responde against it and when the disease endangeres your liver function. Basically the drug slows down viral replication. So there is a chance it may lead to a complete halt of viral replication
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