Oral thymic extract for chronic hepatitis C in patients previously treated with interferon. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Raymond1998OralTE,
  title={Oral thymic extract for chronic hepatitis C in patients previously treated with interferon. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Robert W. Simpson Raymond and Michael Brooks Fallon and Gary A Abrams},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={129 10},
  pages={797-800}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C is an important cause of chronic liver disease. It is claimed that Complete Thymic Formula, an over-the-counter herbal dietary supplement, is beneficial for patients with hepatitis C. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Complete Thymic Formula. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS 38 patients with hepatitis C who did not respond to or were intolerant of interferon therapy. INTERVENTION… CONTINUE READING