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Author Topic: Directly Observed Hep C Treatment Ups Adherence in People Who Inject Drugs  (Read 134 times)

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People who inject drugs adhere better to their hepatitis C virus (HCV) medication regimen if they receive directly observed treatment compared with being given therapy to take on their own, MedPage Today reports. That said, in a recent small trial, there was no difference in the hep C cure rate based on whether participants received either of these forms of hep C treatment.

Publishing their findings in the Annals of Internal medicine, researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial called PREVAIL between October 2014 and April 2017 at three medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs in the Bronx in New York City.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/directly-observed-hep-c-treatment-ups-adherence-people-inject-drugs

 


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