Which medications are used in the treatment of hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B)?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The following medications are used in the treatment of hepatitis B:

  • Nucleos(t)ide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (eg, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, tenofovir alafenamide, lamivudine)

  • Hepatitis B/hepatitis C agents (eg, adefovir dipivoxil, entecavir, telbivudine, PEG-IFN-a 2a, interferon alfa-2b)


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