HOW DO HEPATITIS B/HEPATITIS C AGENTS WORK?
Hepatitis B/hepatitis C agents may work against hepatitis viruses by:
HOW ARE HEPATITIS B/HEPATITIS C AGENTS USED?
Hepatitis B/hepatitis C agents are used for treating:
- Chronic hepatitis C infection
- Chronic hepatitis B infection
- HIV infection
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF HEPATITIS B/HEPATITIS C AGENTS?
Hepatitis B/hepatitis C agents may cause the following side effects:
- Skin reactions
- Liver failure
- Muscle pain
- Joint pain
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite
- Shortness of breath
- Memory impairment
- Decreased weight
- Dry skin
- Blurred vision
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.
WHAT ARE NAMES OF HEPATITIS B/HEPATITIS C AGENTS?
Generic and brand names of hepatitis B/hepatitis C agents include:
- Adefovir dipivoxil
- Epivir HBV
- Interferon alfa-2b
- Intron A
- PEG intron
- Pegasys ProClick
- Peginterferon alfa 2a
- Peginterferon alfa 2b
- PegIntron redipen
- Simeprevir (discontinued)