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Viral Hepatitis Transmission - What Is Telaprevir Used For?
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- Viral Hepatitis Transmission
Viral hepatitis transmission can occur in several ways, as this eMedTV article explains, such as through infected bodily fluids. In addition, some types are more easily spread through certain means than others, which this article also explains.
- Viral Hepatitis Treatment
The exact viral hepatitis treatment that a person requires will depend on the type. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview on treatment options for viral hepatitis and includes links to treatment for specific virus types.
- Viral Hepatitus
Viral hepatitis, as this eMedTV Web page explains, results from an infection with a hepatitis virus. This page also briefly lists a few symptoms that are seen with the disease. Viral hepatitus is a common misspelling of viral hepatitis.
- What Is Boceprevir Used For?
As explained in this article from the eMedTV site, boceprevir is approved to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults. This resource takes an in-depth look at how the drug works and provides information on the different types of hepatitis C.
- What Is Hepatitis A?
This eMedTV page addresses the question, "What is hepatitis A?" It takes a quick look at the hepatitis A virus and explains how it can lead to symptoms like jaundice and tiredness. Also included in this article is a link to more detailed information.
- What Is Hepatitis B?
Many people know that hepatitis B affects the liver, but what is it, specifically? This eMedTV segment gives an explanation of the hepatitis B virus, with details on how it is treated and some of its most common symptoms.
- What Is Hepatitis?
This multimedia segment explains what hepatitis is, how it is contracted, treatment, and more.
- What Is Peginterferon Alfa-2a Used For?
This eMedTV article discusses the use of peginterferon alfa-2a for treating chronic hepatitis B and C infections. This page explains how this drug works and whether it is safe for children. A discussion of possible off-label uses is also included.
- What Is Sofosbuvir Used For?
Adults who have chronic hepatitis C infections may be treated with sofosbuvir. This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at what sofosbuvir is used for specifically and how this prescription drug can help stop the replication of the hepatitis C virus.
- What Is Telaprevir Used For?
As this eMedTV page explains, telaprevir is used for treating chronic hepatitis C infections. This page explains how this prescription drug works to prevent the virus from reproducing. A discussion of whether children can take telaprevir is also included.