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Lamivudine (Epivir; Epivir HBV) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of HIV infection and hepatitis B infection. Off-label use includes prevention of HIV in people accidentally exposed to HIV. Side effects, Drug interactions, and dosage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • Hepatitis B facts
      • What is hepatitis?
      • How is the hepatitis B virus spread (transmitted)?
      • What are the symptoms of acute hepatitis B?
      • What are the symptoms of chronic hepatitis B?
      • How is hepatitis B diagnosed?
      • What is the role of a liver biopsy in chronic hepatitis B?
      • What is the natural course of chronic hepatitis B?
      • What medications are used to treat hepatitis B?
      • What are the effects of alcohol on hepatitis B?
      • What are the effects of immunosuppressive medications on hepatitis B?
      • What is delta hepatitis?
      • What about co-infection with hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus?
      • What happens in co-infection with hepatitis B virus and HIV?
      • What is the role of liver transplantation in hepatitis B?
      • What can be done to prevent hepatitis B?
      • What is new in the treatment of hepatitis B?

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  • Epivir
  • Epivir HBV

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