What is treatment for viral hepatitis? Top Boston-based expert in liver disease gives therapy update for viral Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Viral hepatitis therapy is focused on prevention and virus eradication by newly developed medications.
What is treatment for viral hepatitis? Video interview with top expert in hepatitis (Harvard Medical School). Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. What are types of Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis E. Second opinion helps to make sure diagnosis of viral hepatitis is correct and complete. Second opinion also helps to choose the best treatment for viral hepatitis. Patients should know what is treatment for viral hepatitis by modern methods. Viral hepatitis more condition treatment depends on the type of virus that causes hepatitis. Acute viral hepatitis treatment need to begin as soon as diagnosis is made. Vaccination is effective for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. There is vaccine in development for Hepatitis C. New oral hepatitis C medications: sofosbuvir, ledipasvir, telaprevir / Incivek, sofosbuvir / Sovaldi ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir combination is called Viekira Pak; boceprevir / Victrelis, Harvoni simeprevir / Olysio). What is treatment for viral hepatitis B and for other types of viral hepatitis? Hepatitis B therapy is interferon based. Key medications are pegylated interferon alfa (PEG-IFN-a), entecavir (ETV), tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)are the first-line medications to treat Hepatitis B.