What Are the Treatments for Hepatitis B and C?

Q:
What Are the Treatments for Hepatitis B and C?

A:
Treatment for Hepatitis B

  • Acute: no medication available; best addressed through supportive treatment.
  • Chronic: regularly monitoring for signs of the liver disease; taking immune modulator drugs or antiviral drugs following your doctor’s recommendations.

Treatment for Hepatitis C

  • Acute: antivirals and supportive treatment.
  • Chronic: regularly monitoring for signs of the liver disease; new antiviral medications with shortened durations of treatment and increased effectiveness.

Please talk to your doctor about which treatment suits you best.

 

Keywords: treatment for hepatitis B; treatment for hepatitis C; antiviral medication; immune modulator drugs

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