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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

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Adefovir Dipivoxil (Definition)

Adefovir dipivoxil is a hepatitis agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...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?

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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Can medical herbs really have side effects?

Herbs are medicines: Even though herbs come from the earth, they are still medicinal in nature and can have adverse effects if taken inappropriately or if taken with another herb or medicine that interacts with it. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of add medications?

What are some side effects of add medications?

Agitation: Most medications used to treat adhd are stimulants. They may be amphetamines or amphetamine like medicines. Side effects are usually mild and fade with time. They may include irritability, agitation, insomnia, weight loss. Generally, in my practice, i start these medications at a low dose and have my patients increase gradually. They tend to have few if any side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Hepsera (Definition)

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