A case report of hepatitis flare following entecavir discontinuation
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Poster
- 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)
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. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.