Ribavirin monotherapy for chronic hepatitis C.

  title={Ribavirin monotherapy for chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={Jesper S Brok and Lise Lotte Gluud and Christian N Gluud},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C is a major cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality. A high proportion of patients never experience symptoms. Peginterferon plus ribavirin is the recommended treatment for chronic hepatitis C. However, ribavirin monotherapy may be considered for some patients. OBJECTIVES To assess the beneficial and harmful effects of ribavirin monotherapy for patients with chronic hepatitis C. SEARCH STRATEGY We identified trials through electronic databases, manual searches of… CONTINUE READING


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