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Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2005 Apr;18(106):469-72.

[The adherence in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C].

[Article in Polish]

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  • 1Katedra i Klinika Chorób Zakaźnych i Hepatologii Cellegium Medicum UMK, Bydgoszcz.


The most effective therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis C is combined therapy with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin. Adherence has been shown to enhance the sustained viral response (SVR) in patients receiving standard or pegylated interferon plus ribavirin. Treatment - related side effects affects on treatment quality of life and impact upon the ability of a patient to adhere to treatment. It is essential that they are managed quickly and effectively. In the work authors presented side effect of the therapy of chronic hepatitis C and management of this side effects providing to reduction them.

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