Hepatitis B Treatment Information

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Abstract:

This one-page handout educates people about treatment options for chronic infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It explains that treatment with FDA-approved drugs can slow down progressive liver damage caused by the virus, and recommends that patients with chronic HBV infection see their doctor regularly to discuss treatment options and receive follow-up care. The document discusses participation in clinical trials to test new drugs, treatments, or medical products, and provides links and phone numbers for more information about treatment for HBV.

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Author(s):
Hepatitis B Foundation
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B, chronic, Referral and consultation
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2010
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