Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) Topic Guide

Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B): Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) is a liver disease that spreads via blood, semen, saliva, broken skin around the mouth, genitals, or rectum. Read about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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diphtheria, haemophilus B, hepatitis B, pertussis, polio, tetanus Diphtheria, Haemophilus B, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Polio, Tetanus

Diphtheria, haemophilus influenzae type B, hepatitis B, pertussis, polio, and tetanus are serious diseases caused by bacteria or virus...learn more »

hepatitis B adult vaccine Hepatitis B Adult Vaccine

Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis causes inflammation of the liver, vomiting, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). Hep...learn more »

hepatitis B pediatric vaccine Hepatitis B Pediatric Vaccine

Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis B causes inflammation of the liver, vomiting, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). H...learn more »

diphtheria, hepatitis B, pertussis (acellular), polio, and tetanus vaccine Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis (acellular), Polio, And Tetanus Vaccine

Diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria causes a thick coating in the nose, throat, and airways. It ca...learn more »

adefovir Adefovir

Adefovir is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat chronic hepatitis B in adults and children at least 12 years old. Adefovir is not a cure for chro...

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tenofovir Tenofovir

Tenofovir is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Tenofovir is not a cure ...

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hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccine Hepatitis A And Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis A and B are serious diseases caused by virus...learn more »

lamivudine Lamivudine

Lamivudine is an antiviral medicine that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis B virus from multiplying in your body...learn more »

hepatitis B immune globulin Hepatitis B Immune Globulin

Hepatitis B immune globulin is made from human plasma containing proteins that protect against the type B form of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)...learn more »