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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Adefovir Dipivoxil (Overview)

Adefovir dipivoxil is a hepatitis agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is hepsera (adefovir) effective for treating chronic hepatitis b?

Is hepsera (adefovir) effective for treating chronic hepatitis b?

Yes: Adefovir does have HBV activity. I had poor experiences in using it as a HIV drug but the dose was higher for HIV so there was more toxicity ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Adefovir Dipivoxil (Overview)

Adefovir dipivoxil is a hepatitis agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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My husband on hepsera (adefovir) now. Is that ok if ttc to have a baby?

My husband on hepsera (adefovir) now. Is that ok if ttc to have a baby?

Few precautions: 1. Effect on sperm is not characterized so consider obtaining a sperm analysis. 2. Does not prevent hepatitis b transmission to you and the baby. 3. Baby needs to be vaccinated after birth. ...Read more

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Is hepsera (adefovir) good for chronic hepatitis b?

Is hepsera (adefovir) good for chronic hepatitis b?

Yes: It is one of many medications used in treating hepatitis b, though not a first choice of many. ...Read more

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Is hepsera (adefovir) effective for treating chronic hepatitis b?

Yes: Adefovir does have HBV activity. I had poor experiences in using it as a HIV drug but the dose was higher for HIV so there was more toxicity ...Read more

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Every day sex?

Sexual Activity: There is nothing wrong from a medical or scientific point of view of having regular or frequent sexual activity...Even if it is daily or more. ...Read more

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Can i get help?

Yes: What sort of help are you looking for? Emotional, physical, financial, spiritual? Give some more specifics. The first step in getting help is asking, so you are moving in the right direction. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Hepsera (Definition)

Hepsera is a hepatitis agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more