Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 12th, 2009
"There is little information on the side effects of clevudine, which has not been approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B outside of South Korea. We report here two cases of chronic hepatitis B patients who experienced mitochondrial myopathy after clevudine medication," wrote W.Y. Tak and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "These cases raise concerns about the safety profile of clevudine for the...
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