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  • About Viral Hepatitis
    This eMedTV selection talks about viral hepatitis (liver inflammation caused by a virus), with information on symptoms, treatment, and more. This article also includes a link to a more in-depth description of the disease.
  • Anatomy of the Liver
    Because the liver does so many important things for your body, you can't live without one. This video clip offers an overview of what your liver does.
  • Auto Immune Hepatitis
    Autoimmune hepatitis is a disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own liver cells. This eMedTV article links to additional information about autoimmune hepatitis. Auto immune hepatitis is a common misspelling of autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Autoimmune Hepatis
    Autoimmune disease is a condition characterized by inflammation of the liver. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses symptoms of this disease and how it can be treated. Autoimmune hepatis is a common misspelling of autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Autoimmune Hepatites
    Seventy percent of those with autoimmune hepatitis are women. This eMedTV Web page provides more information about who this disease affects, as well as how it can be diagnosed. Autoimmune hepatites is a common misspelling of autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    In a person who has autoimmune hepatitis, the body's immune system attacks liver cells. This part of the eMedTV archives provides information on who this disease affects, its common symptoms, and how it may be diagnosed and treated.
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis Symptoms
    Some early symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis include muscle pain, nausea or vomiting, and a sore throat. This eMedTV page provides an overview of other possible signs and symptoms, as well as information on cirrhosis symptoms.
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis Treatment
    Autoimmune hepatitis is commonly treated with daily doses of the corticosteroid prednisone. This eMedTV page provides detailed information about autoimmune hepatitis treatment, including other drugs that may be tried.
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis Types
    The three types of autoimmune hepatitis are type 1, type 2, and type 3. This part of the eMedTV archives discusses how often each of these autoimmune hepatitis types occurs, who it affects, and how it may be diagnosed and treated.
  • Autoimmune Hepatitus
    In a person who has autoimmune hepatitis, the body's immune system attacks its own liver cells. This eMedTV resource describes the different types, symptoms, and diagnosis. Autoimmune hepatitus is a common misspelling of autoimmune hepatitis.
  • Bocepravir
    Available by prescription only, boceprevir is used to treat chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Bocepravir is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Boceprevir
    Boceprevir, a prescription drug, is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. This part of the eMedTV site discusses this protease inhibitor in more detail, including how it works, what to expect, and the other medications it must be taken with.
  • Boceprevir Adverse Events
    As this eMedTV resource explains, some of the adverse events that have been reported in people taking boceprevir include dizziness, shortness of breath, and swelling of the throat. This page lists other potentially serious side effects to look out for.
  • Boceprevir and Anemia
    Regular blood tests will be administered while taking boceprevir to screen for anemia and other problems. This eMedTV Web article explains what your healthcare provider will do if you happen to develop anemia. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Boceprevir Brand Name
    As this eMedTV article points out, boceprevir is only sold as a brand-name drug at this time. This resource gives the brand name under which the drug is sold and provides a link to more detailed information on this hepatitis C medication.
  • Boceprevir Dosage
    Boceprevir is taken three times a day, at the same times each day. This eMedTV article takes a look at the factors that will affect your boceprevir dosage and offers several helpful tips on when and how to take this hepatitis C medication.
  • Boceprevir Medication Information
    Boceprevir is used with ribavirin and peginterferon alfa to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV selection offers more information on this medication, including what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Boceprevir Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, side effects like diarrhea, nausea, and fatigue are possible with boceprevir. This article provides more details on this topic, with information on how frequently side effects occur with this drug.
  • Boceprevor
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, boceprevir is a drug used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This resource gives a brief overview of this product and offers a link to more details. Boceprevor is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Boceprivir
    This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of boceprevir, a prescription drug used in the treatment of hepatitis C. It explains how the medicine is taken and includes a link to more detailed information. Boceprivir is a common misspelling of boceprevir.
  • Brand Name for Sofosbuvir
    As this eMedTV article explains, sofosbuvir is sold under the brand name of Sovaldi and is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults. This page discusses why only a brand-name version of the drug is available and offers a link to more details.
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