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  1. Shown to decrease drug resistance but not to be more effective in treatment.
  2. HBV specific, drug resistance common, can elevate cpk and cause lactic acidosis.
  3. indicated for age 1yr or older with risk factors
  4. Polyethylene glycol preparation of interferon that slows the rate of absorption, making treatment more effective, side effects lessened, once weekly administration.
  5. Headache, nausea, vomitting, diarrhea, rash, fever, fatigue, lethargy.

4 True/False Questions

  1. Alpha-InterferonsPolyethylene glycol preparation of interferon that slows the rate of absorption, making treatment more effective, side effects lessened, once weekly administration.

          

  2. Entecavir (Baraclude)Reverse transcriptase inhibitor, chronic HBV

          

  3. Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol)Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor useful in HBV patients that have developed resistance to lamivudine.

          

  4. Goal of hepatitis treatmentcan use immunoglobulin if known to be within 2 weeks of exposure

          

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