New drug avoids treatment problem for hepatitis C patients

10/31/2006 | HealthDay News

Researchers say hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis and low platelet levels can take standard antiviral medications if they also use the new drug eltrombopag. Two common drugs, ribavirin and pegylated interferon, further reduce platelet levels in patients, but eltrombopag counters that effect.

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