The safety of pegylated interferon alpha-2b in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B: predictive factors for dose reduction and treatment discontinuation


van Zonneveld M., Flink H., Verhey E., Senturk H. , Zeuzem S., Akarca U., ...More

ALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS, vol.21, no.9, pp.1163-1171, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2005.02453.x
  • Title of Journal : ALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1163-1171

Abstract

Background: Treatment with interferon-alpha has been shown to be effective in one-third of hepatitis B e antigen-positive chronic hepatitis B patients, but is clinically associated with relevant adverse events.