Long-Term Efficacy of Interferon-alpha and Ursodeoxycholic Acid in Treatment of Chronic Type C Hepatitis

Interferon-alpha (IFN) and ursodeoxycholic acid(UDCA) combined have a controversial role in thetreatment of chronic type C hepatitis. We studied thelong-term efficacy of both drugs alone or incombination. In a three-year period, 108 patients wererandomized into three treatment arms: (1) IFN alone 3 MUthree times a week (N = 49), (2) IFN 3 MU three times… CONTINUE READING