telbivudine

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telbivudine

n telbivudina
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* Telbivudine (Tyzeka, Sebivo): A pill taken once a day for one year or longer.
Overall, 42% of the patients had received lamivudine (Epivir), 32% had received adefovir (Hepsera), 10% had received tenofovir (Viread), 9% had received telbivudine (Tyzeka), and 7% had received entecavir (Baraclude).
Thio said in an interview that options other than entecavir--such as telbivudine (Tyzeka) and pegylated interferon alfa--do exist for treating patients coinfected with HBV and HIV.
The FDA recently approved Tyzeka for the treatment of adults with chronic hepatitis B (HBV), a serious viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause lifelong infection, scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), and eventually liver cancer, liver failure, and death.
Telbivudine, marketed as Tyzeka by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, is a hepatitis B virus (HBV) nucleoside analogue reverse-transcriptase inhibitor.