A 35-year-old member asked:
how effective are interferon alfa-2b injections for treating hepatitis c?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Scholand answered
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Treating Hep C: There are quite a number of totally oral (pill) regimens for treating Hep C, such that interferon is hardly ever used anymore. Not sure who is trying to give that to you, but you may want to get a second opinion. Interferon can be rough treatment -alot of patients struggle with the side effects. Interferons are good antiviral medicines, but there's alot of alternatives these days for Hep C. See MD
Answered on Sep 10, 2017
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