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What is the medicine for hepatitis b?

What is the medicine for hepatitis b?

Difficult to cure: Once infected with Hepatitis B virus, only a small percentage of people can be cured. Infection frequently requires chronic suppressive therapy with medications such as Peg-interferon (an immune system modulator) and antiviral medications such as lamivudine and adefovir. Prevent infection by avoiding contact with blood/bodily fluids (safe sex, no needle sharing, etc) and getting vaccinated. ...Read more

Dr. Anne Larson
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Hepatitis B (Definition)

Hepatitis b is a viral liver disease. Until vaccines were developed this was a very common cause of hepatitis, and still is in some countries. Hep b is a progressive chronic disease which can lead to cirrhosis and also to cancer of the liver. It is also implicated in the causation ...Read more


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What is the best medicine for hepatitis b?

What is the best medicine for hepatitis b?

See a specialist: This is a rapidly changing area and seeing a liver specialist is the best way to find the best current medication. From an alternative stand point i recommend silver shield brand of colloidal silver. It's unique molecular structure sets up an electromagentic resonance that causes clumping of active viral RNA preventing insertion into new host cells www.Medacpc.Com. ...Read more

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What are the medicine to take in hepatitis b?

What are the medicine to take in hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B: Assuming the clinical presentation is such that medications are warranted, the current first line pharmaceuticals used are pegylated interferon alfa, entecavir, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. This is a complex disease and the patient should be under the care of a specialist. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what herbal medicines can help cure for hepatitis b?

None: No herbals will cure hepatitis b. There are medications to stop viral replication, and treatment is usually for many months even years. Some people need to take treatment lifelong. ...Read more

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Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Hep b medicine: There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir(viread) interferon also use but has many adverse side effects. Treatment depends whether virus in immune tolerant(immune sleeping stage) or immune active(immune fighting stage) this is determine based on liver enzyme elevation and amount of virus in blood and specific marker hbeag. ...Read more

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What are the most effective drugs for hepatitis b?

What are the most effective drugs for hepatitis b?

Viread and Baraclude (entecavir): These are currently the 2 best oral drugs on the market to suppress viral load with low resistance. ...Read more

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Might it be that a a person having hepatitis b take both allopathy and siddha medicines?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as there no studies done for grug interaction between allopathic meds and various siddha meds. ...Read more

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Hi, I have reactive hepatitis b and i want to proceed on medical course, do I have still chance to go on studying medicine?

Hi, I have reactive hepatitis b and i want to proceed on medical course, do I have still chance to go on studying medicine?

There is always: A chance and hope. Start your medical studies once the viral load is low and your immune system is strong and stable.Follow your doctor's advice. Sensible advice is to avoid taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and drinking alcohol.Eat nutritious foods, more fruits and veggies. Take care and god bless u!http://www.ghanaweb.com/ghanahomepage/newsarchive/artikel.php?id=274043.http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/200. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more