Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 9th, 2005
According to published research from Turkey, "the success of alpha interferon (IFN-alpha) monotherapy for the treatment of chronic hepatitis D is very limited. In this study, the efficacy of IFN-alpha and ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis D was investigated."
"Nineteen patients (15 males; mean age±standard deviation, 36.8±12.8 years) with chronic hepatitis D who were treated with IFN-alpha2b (10 million U, three times/week, subcutaneously) and ribavirin (1,000 to 1,200 mg/day, orally) for 24 months were studied," said S. Kaymakoglu and...
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