Hepatitis C Health Topics
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Chronic hepatitis C is a disease in which there is long-term inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV resource explains several aspects of this condition, including how it is spread, diagnosed, and treated. Links to specific information are also included.
Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by a virus, which can be spread through contact with infected blood. This eMedTV page talks about this condition in greater detail, including information on how it is transmitted, diagnosed, and treated.
Researchers studying colloidal silver and hepatitis C have not found it to be an effective treatment. This eMedTV segment explores dangerous side effects that may occur if colloidal silver is used for the treatment of hepatitis C.
If you have hepatitis C, your doctor has probably talked to you about "compliance" to treatment. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at why good compliance is critical to destroying the hepatitis C virus.
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.
Milk thistle is an herbal product claimed to treat several health conditions, such as diabetes. This eMedTV article provides an overview of milk thistle, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
Pegasys is a medicine prescribed to treat hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on how the drug is given, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
Available by prescription, PegIntron is a drug used to treat hepatitis C. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
Sovaldi is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
As a protease inhibitor, VICTRELIS is useful in treating chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this medication, including information on side effects, safety warnings, dosing guidelines, and more.
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.