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Treatments for Chronic Hepatitis

Treatment List for Chronic Hepatitis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Chronic Hepatitis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Lamivudine is an option for the initial treatment of chronic hepatitis B
  • Peginterferon alfa-2a is recommended as a possible first treatment for adults with chronic hepatitis
  • Treatment of chronic hepatitis depends upon the underlying cause. Treatments include:
    • Avoidance of alcohol - as this can make liver dysfunction worse
    • Diet - high calorie if possible with normal protein intake. May need supplementation of fat soluble and other vitamins
    • Antiviral agents - for some forms of viral hepatitis
    • Interferon - for chronic hepatitis B and C
    • Corticosteroids - for autoimmune hepatitis
    • Azathioprine - for autoimmune hepatitis
    • Liver transplant - for cirrhosis associated with some types of hepatitis

Alternative Treatments for Chronic Hepatitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Chronic Hepatitis may include:

  • Milk thistle (silymarin)
  • Licorice root extract (glycyrrhizin)
  • Neominophagen C (glycyrrhizin, cysteine, glycine)
  • Bing Gan Tang plus
  • Lemon balm (Melissa)
  • more treatments »

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