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This study is being conducted to compare the safety and effectiveness of the investigational medication LdT (telbivudine) used in combination with adefovir dipivoxil (a drug currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] for the treatment of hepatitis B virus [HBV]) versus adefovir dipivoxil used alone. The results for patients taking the combination therapy will be compared to the results for patients taking adefovir alone.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
telbivudine, adefovir dipivoxil
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:35:20-0400
This research study is being conducted to compare the safety and effectiveness of the investigational medication, LdT (telbivudine) versus adefovir dipivoxil, a drug approved by the Food a...
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that long-term treatment (up to six years) with telbivudine or telbivudine plus adefovir results in the regression in liver inflammation and fib...
The purpose of this study is to find out if taking a combination of telbivudine and adefovir or tenofovir and telbivudine can lower the amount of Hepatitis B virus in patients that have be...
Open-label, prospective, two part study evaluating IFN-γ 1b at a dose of 200μg by subcutaneous injection every day either alone or in combination with Adefovir dipivoxil or Adefovir dipi...
This 36-month open-label study of adefovir dipivoxil investigates the clinical benefits of the therapy in chronic hepatitis B patients with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis confirmed with bi...
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Our previous cDNA microarray study revealed increased cellular mRNA levels of a panel of genes, including kallikrein-8 (KLK8), after long-term telbivudine treatment in chronic hepatitis B patients. Th...
Telbivudine is an orally nucleoside analog with potent and specific antihepatitis B virus (HBV) activity, and it has been reported to block mother-to-infant transmission. However, few studies have foc...
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections affect about 240 million patients worldwide and increase the risk of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. It is estimated that about 686 thousand people die...
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans due to infection by VIRUSES. There are several significant types of human viral hepatitis with infection caused by enteric-transmission (HEPATITIS A; HEPATITIS E) or blood transfusion (HEPATITIS B; HEPATITIS C; and HEPATITIS D).
A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK).
A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS DELTA VIRUS, a defective RNA virus that can only infect HEPATITIS B patients. For its viral coating, hepatitis delta virus requires the HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGENS produced by these patients. Hepatitis D can occur either concomitantly with (coinfection) or subsequent to (superinfection) hepatitis B infection. Similar to hepatitis B, it is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.
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