Daclatasvir (Daklinza) for use with sofosbuvir to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 3 infections.
Finally, this issue also includes two articles on combating hepatitis. The first gives an overview of a recently launched federal initiative that targets primary care physicians as vital partners in fighting ... Begun to improve care for patients with
More severe disorders can cause loss of brain cells in the frontal cortex and hippocampus, increased incidence of cancer and lung disease, and alcoholic hepatitis, said George Koob, PhD, director of
Simeprevir (Olysio), to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. A protease inhibitor, it is to be used as a component of combination antiviral treatment in adults with compensated liver disease, including
It decreases illicit opioid use, criminal activity and hepatitis/HIV seroconversion, and it improves birth outcomes,” he said.“ So it's not perfect, but it is very helpful in terms of
Co-administration of HIV or hepatitis C protease inhibitors with certain statins can increase the risk of myopathy/rhabdomyolysis.
Common side effects include insomnia and headache. Serious side effects include hypersensitivity reactions and abnormal liver function in participants co-infected with hepatitis B or C.
The first rapid blood test for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus for individuals 15 years and older.
Cases of drug-induced hepatotoxicity and hepatic problems including liver necrosis, jaundice, fulminant hepatitis with and without jaundice, and liver failure have been reported.
Another important red flag is a medical history of chronic hepatitis C, the vast majority of which is acquired through drug abuse.“ The presence of history of drug abuse should be