Discontinuation of pegylated interferon plus ribavirin in patients who are not responding to therapy -- patients' views of early cessation of therapy.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther
43 - 47.
Current therapy for chronic hepatitis C infection involves a course of pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Patients who do not show a virological response after 12 weeks of therapy have a low probability of sustained virological response and it is therefore recommended that such patients stop treatment.
|Title:||Discontinuation of pegylated interferon plus ribavirin in patients who are not responding to therapy -- patients' views of early cessation of therapy.|
|Keywords:||Adult, Aged, Antiviral Agents, Attitude to Health, Cohort Studies, Drug Resistance, Viral, Drug Therapy, Combination, Female, Hepatitis C, Chronic, Humans, Interferon-alpha, Male, Middle Aged, Polyethylene Glycols, Recombinant Proteins, Ribavirin, Treatment Failure|
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