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Hepatitis C Transmission - Introduction to Hepatitis C Combination Therapy

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  • Hepatitis C Transmission
    Infected blood is the most common means for transmitting hepatitis C. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the transmission of hepatitis C and how to prevent spreading the virus.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
    Peginterferon and ribavirin are among the drugs commonly used in hepatitis C treatment. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other treatments, including their approximate success rate and key factors that may affect a person's regimen.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- ABCs of Hepatitis Care
    This video provides a list of important points to remember during hepatitis C treatment.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- I Feel Depressed Or Hopeless
    This video explains what you should do if you feel depressed during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Importance of Following the Treatment Plan
    This clip provides tips on how to stay on track with your hepatitis C treatment program.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Keeping on Schedule
    This video offers tips on how to remember to take your hepatitis C medication as scheduled.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Make It a Daily Routine
    This video clip offers helpful tips on setting up a routine for taking your medicine.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- My Routine Keeps Changing
    Sometimes, if your routine keeps changing, it can be hard to follow your treatment plan. This clip offers helpful tips.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Planning Ahead for the Weekend
    This video explains how planning ahead for the weekend can help you stick with your treatment plan.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Problems With Taking the Medicine
    As this video explains, there are several reasons why people might not take their medications as directed.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Social Support
    This video explains the importance of social support.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Too Busy to Remember
    This video clip explains the importance of taking your medication as prescribed.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Traveling With Your Medications
    This video clip talks about staying on your medication schedule when you're not at home.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Decreased Blood Counts
    Side Effects of Combination This video explains why combination therapy can cause decreased blood cell counts.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Depression, Mood Swings, and Irritability
    This clip explains how depression or mood swings may occur during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Dry Skin or Rashes
    This video clip explains how dry skin or a rash may be a side effect of combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Fatigue
    This video explains how combination therapy may potentially cause fatigue.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Flu-like Symptoms
    This clip lists possible flu-like symptoms that may occur during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Nausea and Loss of Appetite
    This clip explains why you may develop nausea or loss of appetite with combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Thinning Hair
    This video explains how thinning hair may be a side effect of combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Weight Loss
    This video discusses possible side effects of combination therapy associated with weight loss.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Timeline
    The treatment timeline for hepatitis C consists of different stages, which this media clip explains.
  • Hepatitis C Treatments
    Peginterferon and ribavirin are the primary treatments for hepatitis C. This part of the eMedTV site takes a closer look at how this viral disease is treated, including how often the medications are taken. A link to more information is also included.
  • Hepatitis C Vaccine
    Currently, no vaccine is available for hepatitis C. But, as this section of the eMedTV library explains, researchers are hopeful that a vaccine will be ready by 2010. This article also offers tips to protect yourself from hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Viral Load
    As this eMedTV page explains, hepatitis C viral load is a measure of the amount of hepatitis C virus in a person's blood. This article explains how the results of a viral load test are expressed and how they are used to monitor treatment results.
  • Hepatitis C Virus
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the cause of hepatitis C, a disease that causes liver inflammation. This article takes a closer look at this virus, including how it is transmitted, how it affects the liver, and more.
  • Hepatitis Care ABCs
    This video provides a list of important points to remember during hepatitis C treatment.
  • Hepatitisc
    Hepatitis C is a viral illness that is spread when a person comes in contact with infected blood. This eMedTV segment further explains how hepatitis C is transmitted and lists symptoms of the disease. Hepatitisc is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatits C
    Hepatitis C is a viral illness that is transmitted through infected blood. This eMedTV resource describes the two different types of hepatitis C and further explains how the disease is spread. Hepatits C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitus C
    About 80 percent of people with hepatitis C do not experience any symptoms. This eMedTV article briefly explores the potential symptoms, transmission, and treatment of the viral disease. Hepatitus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepetitis C
    People with chronic hepatitis C usually end up having long-term liver infections. This eMedTV article describes both acute and chronic hepatitis C and explains how the disease is treated. Hepetitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepetitus C
    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV segment offers examples of how hepatitis C may be spread and lists possible symptoms of the illness. Hepetitus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepitatis C
    Hepatitis C, a disease characterized by liver inflammation, is transmitted through infected blood. This eMedTV resource briefly describes the difference between acute and chronic hepatitis C. Hepitatis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepititis C
    Hepatitis C is an illness characterized by inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV Web page describes the disease in more detail and includes information on transmission and treatment. Hepititis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepititus C
    Hepatitis C is a viral disease that causes liver inflammation. This article from the eMedTV site explains how the hepatitis C virus is spread and lists some of the possible symptoms of the condition. Hepititus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Heptitis C
    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that causes inflammation of the liver. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists possible symptoms of hepatitis C and explains how the illness is transmitted. Heptitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • How Can I Avoid Spreading Hepatitis C?
    This video segment explains how you can avoid spreading hepatitis C.
  • How Does Hepatitis Affect The Liver?
    How Does Hepatitis Affect The Liver?
  • How Is Hepatitis C Spread?
    Hepatitis C is spread in a few different ways, which this multimedia segment explains.
  • How Is Hepatitis C Treated?
    This video clip describes several options for treating hepatitis C.
  • I Feel Depressed or Hopeless (Combination Therapy)
    This video explains what you should do if you feel depressed during combination therapy.
  • If I Have Hepatitis C, Can I Get Pregnant and Have Children?
    Having hepatitis C doesn't mean you can't have children. But as this eMedTV resource explains, it does mean that you should carefully consider when to have them. We recommend waiting until after treatment, but the choice is up to you.
  • If I Have Hepatitis C, Can I Take Supplements for My Liver?
    Do any supplements prevent liver damage in people with hepatitis C? This eMedTV Web page has the answer. It specifically looks at milk thistle (silymarin) and the few studies that have explored its benefits.
  • Importance of Following Combination Therapy Treatment Program
    This clip covers the importance of following the treatment program in combination therapy.
  • Incevik
    INCIVEK is a medicine prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at this drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects. Incevik is a common misspelling of INCIVEK.
  • INCIVEK
    INCIVEK is a medicine prescribed in combination with certain other drugs to treat hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on dosing, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
  • INCIVEK and Breastfeeding
    It may not be safe for infants to breastfeed if the mother is using INCIVEK (telaprevir). This eMedTV segment discusses this topic in more detail, including information on animal studies on this drug and what the manufacturer recommends.
  • INCIVEK and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains why INCIVEK (telaprevir) should not be used during pregnancy even though it is a pregnancy Category B drug. This article takes a closer look at why it is important that you are not pregnant while undergoing INCIVEK treatment.
  • INCIVEK Dosage
    When using INCIVEK, the dosing guidelines are the same for everyone. This article from the eMedTV Web library describes how to use INCIVEK tablets to treat chronic hepatitis C infections, including tips on how to safely and effectively take this drug.
  • INCIVEK Drug Information
    Available by prescription, INCIVEK is used for treating chronic hepatitis C infections in adults. This eMedTV article provides more drug information on INCIVEK, including side effects and safety precautions. A link to more details is also included.
  • INCIVEK Drug Interactions
    Birth control pills, anti-seizure medicines, and various other drugs may negatively react with INCIVEK. This eMedTV page offers a list of drugs that may cause interactions with INCIVEK, and explains the complications that these reactions may cause.
  • INCIVEK Overdose
    Possible symptoms of an overdose of INCIVEK (telaprevir) may include vomiting and diarrhea. This eMedTV Web selection describes other possible symptoms and discusses potential treatment options that are available in cases of an overdose.
  • INCIVEK Side Effects
    Potential side effects of INCIVEK may include diarrhea, nausea, and fatigue. This eMedTV Web selection discusses other possible reactions to this hepatitis C medication, as well as serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • INCIVEK Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, INCIVEK is used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections in adults. This resource takes a closer look at how this prescription medicine works and why it may not be safe for use in children or older adults.
  • INCIVEK Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to take INCIVEK if you have blood cell problems, gout, or certain other problems. This eMedTV article provides more warnings and precautions for INCIVEK, including details on potentially serious complications this drug may cause.
  • Injection of Medicine (Peg-Intron)
    This video clip talks about the best sites for giving yourself the injection.
  • Interferon A-Peg Intron
    As this video explains, Intron A and Peg-Intron are used to treat chronic hepatitis B and C.
  • Introduction to Hepatitis C
    This interactive video provides an introduction to hepatitis C.
  • Introduction to Hepatitis C Combination Therapy
    This video summary covers the benefits and possible risks of combination therapy.
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