Treatments for Hepatitis B
Treatment list for Hepatitis B: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Hepatitis B includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.
Treatments of Hepatitis B discussion: Drug treatment with alpha interferon or lamivudine. 1
Prophylactic treatment for exposure to hepatitis B virus involves either hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG), hepatitis B vaccine, or a combination of both. The HBIG dose equals 0.06 mL/kg. Efficacy ranges from 70 to 95 percent for different types of exposure.
1. excerpt from Viral Hepatitis A to E and Beyond: NIDDK
2. excerpt from Vaccinations for Hepatitis A & B: NIDDK
Last revision: May 29, 2003
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