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  1. Headache, nausea, vomitting, diarrhea, rash, fever, fatigue, lethargy.
  2. Polyethylene glycol preparation of interferon that slows the rate of absorption, making treatment more effective, side effects lessened, once weekly administration.
  3. loss of HBeAg status and seroconversion to anti-HBeAg. NO CURE FOR HBV.
  4. Treat and suppress viral replication before liver damage is extensive
  5. Guanosine nucleoside analog. More potent than Lamivudine and adefovir. HBV use. Can elevate LFTs.

4 True/False questions

  1. Alpha-Interferonsaffect viral replication, indicated for Hep B,C,D, can give IV, IM, or SC. Flu-like side effects.


  2. Adefovir (Hepsera)Reverse transcriptase inhibitor, chronic HBV


  3. Combination therapyShown to decrease drug resistance but not to be more effective in treatment.


  4. Telbivudine (Tyzeka)Reverse transcriptase inhibitor, HBV, patients can become resistant to this treatment. Highest in safety and patient tolerance.