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Current and Future Medications for Hepatitis C (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

ccirrhosis, cirrhotic, HCV, hepatitis C virus, liver damage, liver failure, liver inflammation, liver transplant, liver transplantation, yellow jaundice, intravenous drug use, IV drug use, causes of hepatitis C, treatment of hepatitis C, hepatitis C treatment, risks of hepatitis C, hepatitis C risks, hepatitis C causes, current and future medications for hepatitis C, interferons, ribavirins, peginterferon alfa-2a, Pegasys, peginterferon alfa-2b, Pegintron, recombinant interferon alfa-2a, Roferon, recombinant interferon alfa-2b, Intron A, Rebetol, Copegus

Author and Editor

Author: Annette (Gbemudu) Ogbru, PharmD, MBA

Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD

REFERENCE: Hepatitis C.

Last Editorial Review: 7/27/2012

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