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Drugs used against Hepatitis C

Drugs used against Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a leading cause of chronic liver disease worldwide which also acts as a precursor of hepatocellular carcinoma if untreated. Prior to the advent of new oral agents, we relied on injectable interferons for treatment which came with their significant side effect profiles. Besides, the efficacy was considerably low. However, the newer direct acting antiviral agents have proved to be a remarkable landmark in the management of hepatitis. Watch this video and learn in detail the pharmacology of these agents. Timeline: 0.00 Treatment overview and factors to consider 5.40 Direct acting antiviral agents (modes of action, examples, combination regimens, side effects) 21.54 Ribavirin 24.50 Interferon alpha

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