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Author Topic: Trial of Hep C Treatment Harvoni in Those Who Also Have Hep B Offers Safety Info  (Read 5435 times)

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A recent trial of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) among those coinfected with HCV and hepatitis B virus (HBV) added nuance to the concerns about drugs for HCV negatively affecting HBV. Additionally, all the participants were cured of hep C.

In October 2016, FDA added a black box warning, the most serious kind, to the labels of hep C treatments alerting individuals that the meds may give rise to reactivation of hep B in those coinfected with both viruses.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/trial-hep-c-treatment-harvoni-also-hep-b-offers-safety-info

 


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