Much of the following information has been gathered from various sites about the internet as well as various newsgroup articles, emails,and personal documents. As such, I am unable to verify the accuracy of all of the information so be wary of what one takes from these pages. Please consult with a professional health care provider before doing anything suggested or implied.

Treatment: Lamivudine (3TC)
Lamivudine (3TC) is a nucleoside analogues which is a very potent and specific inhibitor of HBV DNA synthesis. However, in most cases, HBV DNA reappears once treatment is terminated.

There is some current evidence supporting the use of lamivudine in tandem with interferon treatment. However, these studies are ongoing and the success rates of the use of lamivudine alone compared to its success rates when used with interferon are still being studied.



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