Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 21st, 2003
"Retreatment of relapser patients with chronic hepatitis C with the standard dose of interferon (IFN) of 3 million units (MU) thrice weekly (tiw) plus ribavirin for 24 weeks achieves a sustained response in 30 and 73% of patients with genotype 1 and 2 or 3, respectively," scientists in Italy report.
"The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of IFN alpha-2b induction therapy, followed by prolonged treatment with a high dose of IFN alpha-2b plus ribavirin in relapser patients. A total of 119 patients were randomized to receive IFN alpha-2b 5 MU daily (Group...
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