A Practical Guide to the Use of Interferons in the Management of Hepatitis Virus Infections

@article{Saracco1997APG,
  title={A Practical Guide to the Use of Interferons in the Management of Hepatitis Virus Infections},
  author={Giorgio Saracco and Dr Mario Rizzetto},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={1997},
  volume={53},
  pages={74-85}
}
The recommended interferon dosage for patients with chronic hepatitis and typical hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is 10MU 3 times weekly for 4 to 6 months; with such a regimen sustained alanine aminotransferase (ALT) normalisation, liver histology improvement, clearance of HBV DNA and serocon version from hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) to anti-HBe are obtained in about 40% of treated patients. Patients with elevated disease activity (high ALT values, active chronic hepatitis, low HBV DNA… CONTINUE READING