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A case report of hepatitis flare following entecavir discontinuation

  • In: Hospital Pharmacy Posters
  • At: Hyderabad (India) (2011)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-34
  • By: WU, Hsing-Ling (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chen, Chi-Hua (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital/ Clinical Pharmacy Division, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
    Deng, Shin-Tarng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital/ Pharmacy Headquarters, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Introduction: Severe exacerbations of hepatitis or ALT flare have been reported during entecavir treatment of HBV infection in clinical studies. We reported a case with exacerbation of hepatitis after discontinuation of entecavir therapy 9 months later.
    Case summary:A 48-year-old male with chronic hepatitis B infection received entecavir in 2007.


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