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Clevudine (Revovir) - Is it good to take?
Hello Everyone,

Does anyone take this drug? How is it? I'm trying to find forums with this kind of drug and not able to find one. I consulted a doctor last week (Philippines) and he gave me this, I'm having doubts in taking this drug because it is just new (I guess). Any doctors out there who could help? Please advise.

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stop immediately

hbvdna 110millions is too high, did you check if you are imune tollerant, if so no treatment is needed
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****! i take this clevudine revovir! i wanna kill my doctor! i take it for about 5 months.
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if you check online you will find all problems of this drug not approved in the rest of the world

fist of all you can stop it all of a sudden because you risk deadly alt flares and resistance, the guidelines are:

add a new drug for about 1month if hbvdna was undetactable also with clevudine, in case hbvdna is detactable it is better to combo until hbvdna undetactable for 1-2 months

it is better that you use tenofovir which has no resistance, while on tnf+clevudine check creatinine before and after add on

it would be wise to check for hbv mutations in the polimerase but tenofovir will work anyway unless many mutants were naturally present before starting therapy with clevudine, anyway this is very rare because many primary and secondary mutations are needed to make tenofovir fail
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sorry i meant: first of all you can't stop it all
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I think revovir is good, i am a chronic hep b patient myself, and last 2010 i was diagnosed with stage III renal cel carcinoma, i had my left kidney removed and some tumors, in 2009 i took entecavir for 2 mos my HBV DNA load was only in thousands then i stop taking it on the 2nd month, last week i had HBV dna test again now its in the millions, i believe every anti viral drug wiill have mutations once you stop taking it before the prescribed period, by the way most of this drugs should be taken for 48 weeks (1 year). Now my doctor adviced me to take revovir because i became immune to enetecavir.
I also believe in alternative medicine, like vitamin c boosting, because after my surgery i was adviced to have chemo by i declined, its been almost 18 mos since my operation and i still feel good.
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it cant be good it is banned in whole world and no development whatsoever from the producer.as to hbv it has no effect on it

if you have mutations tenofovir is the only drug that can work, be very carefull because if you will get a mutant from revovir too which is much much weaker than entecavir and the virus will easily become untreatable.revovir sides effects are also possibly fatal and there are no human trials on it because the drug was stopped and banned

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tenofovir+interferon is the only combo that can cure hbv with no need to take drugs once cleared

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Ok thanks for that i have not tried revovir yet, but by doctor said i had immunity with entecavir (barclude) : what anti-viral should i take now? by the way i am in the Phil too.
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immunity with entecavir means nothing, are you sure he said that?maybe he said you are resistant to entecavir

tenofovir will work but if hbvdna is very very high it may fail too, in case it fails you can do tenofovir+interferon and if you have a chance to get drugs from india alinia can be added too (the name of indian generic is nizonide500)

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Sorry, she said resistant to enetecavir : thanks for the information : Happy Holidays!
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How much will be the range of HBV DNA so that tenofovir will work?

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If your doctor will recommend tenofovir, please pm me. I want to find a doctor who will prescribe it to me. I don't know if it's available in pharmacies here in the philippines.
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tenofovir is the most potent drug on hbv, if tenofovir doesnt work by 6-12 months entecavir is added

hbvdna superior to 7logs iu/ml is harder to make und fast but tenofovir works on them too, non response is very few like 3-4% on hbeag neg
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I really wanted to try the tenofovir, I just don't know yet if cipla is available here in our country (i guess not), it's much cheaper than viread. I read one of your post that it has the same effect. Do you know where to buy cipla online (not fake)?
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hi kinetix1208, as much as im willing to help you let me tell you these....
As of the moment revovir clevudine is the only antiviral drug that has 5% cure assurance for all other drug like lamivudine,entecavir,baraclude,sebivo only got 3% cure assurance..... normally doctors will tell you that there is only less expectations on this drugs for there is no medicine that will cure this Hepatitis B... With ur concern regarding myopathy let me tell you that all antiviral drugs has this side effect myopathy.. but with revovir there only .0007% myopathy cases which means 7patients out of 10,000 may experience..... Revovir may not  treat ur disease but it can prevent u from its symptoms or prolong your life>>>
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@stiff2011 maybe ur referring to the studies made in the u.s., studies were not continued because hepatitis b is not a problem in the u.s., it seems to be useless to continue the study if the country dont have any cases of it........ because their focus is more on the hepatitis b.... problems with other antiviral are they are drug resistant
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revovir reduces viral load after 3-6months treatment for example from 1,000,000 to 100,000 or from 10,000,000 to 1,000,000 thats what the study provides........treating this disease is not just an easy........it may take 2 years for you to be cured in gods will or may not because the assurance for this zeroconversion is only 5% better than #% of other antivirals
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youre right rocha........... trust in your drug... i sont have any benefits with this drug as much as possible i just like to help patients who are confused.......... so far i have known 3persons taking this drug revovir who converted to zero convertion and resulted to undetectab;e hbvda which means no hepataitis b when examined...... at kinetix i recommend you to continue this drug
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undtectable means your negative in the hepatitis b examination or test......
banned worlwide? misunderstood or just a saying........ this drug is being marketed in the area where there is a case of CHB like philippines
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@ panoy consult your doctor, he knows what causes the side effect it may not be the cause of the drug rather somethings going wrong with one of your vital organs that causes this effects
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to clarify things combination is not recommended, rather  change antiviral to interferon but not combined
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myopathy only occurs for patients on prolong treatment
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i really nid ur answer, do i need to stop this revovir thing?? i already taking it almost 8 months!!
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of course yes, it does not cure anything, antivirals do not cure hbv and hbvdna undetactable means nothing to hbv infection.
since these antivirals must be taken for life if not combo with interferon and hbv cleared it is useless to use rubish unapproved for hbv, just a corrupted country like philippines could allow such trash

you also risk hbv mutations, not only sides....the only cure available now is sequential treatment with tenofovir 1-3 year and then interferon add on 96 weeks, hbsag is cleared in 40% already the fisrt year of combo
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I am taking revovir for 5 months now, my sgpt went normal from 246 to 46 my doctor said that there is no inflammation with my liver and my HbeAg from 807 to 103. I hope it will continue to improve for the next 4 weeks because i am planning to work in Dubai. Is it true that they are strict with this kind of disease? My doctor advised me to take the same med for another 6 months. I have to spend ₱92 per day for this.
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Hi bianca is that really true 1 liter of  fresh lemon juice? can you please advise me.

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so where did u get this idea? i might try this one..thanks for sharing
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how many times you take vit E a day. Please advice
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I have started taking like a glass of Lemon Juice daily and i can already feel the difference. I used to feel a lot of discomfort in my liver area, and all that is gone immediately i started.
Lets see what more benefit we get!!!! Cld there be any adverse effects of drinking Lemon juice daily? I would like to know up front!
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Maybe what she had was just an acute hep-b.Acute hep-b clears in under 6 months.If what you have is chronic hep-b it means your body is not able to  clear the virus in under 6 months,then the only way to treat it is to take medication.Im hep-b positive too and taking revovir.
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My DNa was in (.6) after using revovir in 3mnths before it was 1500
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so what?the only drug active on hbv without resistance, with hbsag lowering is tenofovir, just making hbvdna und is useless you need no resistance and hbsag lowering

revovir is banned all over the world because it doesn t work, just corruption in the philippines allowed it to exsist
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i did take revovir for one year.coz the doctor prescribe it to me.then i stop.going to take my next lab test probably this week.during my last intake viral infection drops down at 6.but now that i read the comments above i'm having second thoughts if i should take it again if my doctor prescribe it to me again
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it is totally useless, only tenofovir or entecavir is ok for hbv but once you used antivirals only tenofovir is safe
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The patented drugs I used only elevated my heart rate from resting pulse of 60 t0 85 drained me of energy but it get my ALT from 160 to 109. Really antivirals don't work in my experience slow death awaits sorry to sound negative just want things to speed up and then thats that!4
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first of all hbv doesn t kill, only ignorance kills.

what's the antivirals you used?they dont cure hbv but block liver damage for sure

did you know that heptech supplements and maybe gcmaf too can make liver repair balance the infected cells killed by immune system and go on with no liver damage?
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Thanks for the info stef2011. I have found quite a few journals with immunologists/ scientist showing they can irradicate chronic hep b. I've even managed  to contact one to be told these may never reach the end user and they were not interested in talking to me either. They are even talking about anti virals only inhibit the virus. So yes ignorance kills the grip of ignorance the pharmaceutical has the world in is shameful.
I don't want "good liver function"  I want my life back. Full bill of good health.Sound really unreasonable?

How many years no cure? BS

ANTI VIRALS? Whats the point when they have the technology to eradicate the virus completely but don't want those who need it not to have it. I'd rather be dead than play this game and continuously put money in these scum bags pockets. The have no care for the patient the love of money rules!!!
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Btw the drugs were Hepa Cap & Samarin 70.

I would never use those again load of rubbish!
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those are not hbv drugs and have no effect on hbv

sequential tenofovir and peginterferon add on cures hbv in 3-5 years
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Cures? Are you saying complete irradication of the virus? Or just suppression??
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Don't let anyone give you suggestion because they're not doctors. When you find that doctor, be very honest about your medical history in order for him to prescribe to you the right hepa b treatment. Every person has a unique body chemistry and no two person will react to a medication the same way. In other words, the only way to find out which hepa b treatment is right for you is to see a doctor. Don't rule out a particular treatment based on whatever you read online. A treatment that did not work on someone might work for you.
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If you stop medicating hepatitis b your liver will eventually fail, and liver failure is a lot more worse than any side effect from a hepa b drug, because it will mean certain death. Listen to your doctor and take your medication exactly as prescribed. At the same time, if you notice any side effects your doctor will adjust your treatment.
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There is no drug on the market that can cure hbv. HBV is a life long disease that can only be managed by suppressing the amount of active viruses in your body. If you experience any side effects talk to you doctor about it and he or she will adjust your treatment. I know that living with HBV is hard and could feel isolating and terrifying but you are not alone. There are other HBV patients like yourself going through the same struggles, I would suggest finding an HBV support group in your area so you don't have to go through this journey alone.
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MikeWest1089 should explore more before giving  commentary.  THERE IS CURE AND PEOPLE ARE GETTING CURE!

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If you want to share something, you are sure about it, share it in public in this forum, not on privet,on your cell phone, if you are looking of blessing from god
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Hi, gud day.. i am also a hepa b patient, im only 24. I'd only discovered that i am positive just this dec 2014. I really dont understand about the results of all the lab id undergone, but the doctor also advised me to take revovir clevudine.   This is just my 3rd day of taking this, shud i continue this or wat? or ask another opinion of other liver specialist? Pls help.. tnx
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Change doctor, stop clevudine and get tenofovir

we posted already about clevudine, useless and dangerous
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My doctor advised me to take revovir but i stop it after a month because of the side effects and issues about the drug that i search online. I dont know if its true or just saying.. I want to know if there is other best alternative treatment to cure hepa b instead of medication? Other doctors suggest do a healthy living like exercise, taking supplements and vitamins can treat hepa b also.
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clevudine is not an approved hbv drug, it doesn t work because too weak and studies were stopped severe after sides effects developed...

tenofovir is the best drug for hbv, after using clevudine is best not to use other antivirals but tenofovir because of resistance issues.tdf has no resistance
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for all of the filipino having with these disease, buying revovir is such an expensive one, but this is i usually did to save money each time my doctor prescribed me the medicine i asked my doctor to write it under the name of my grandma... to use her senior citizen card and discounts almost a years i did this Just address to your Senior Citizen relatives is okay.

as to revovir my HBV-DNA viral load is 110,000,000m iU/ml but right now it drops to 16,000 for a almost 3 months of taking this med.

I also advice look in the supermarket a PANUTCHA, i don't know what's the effect of this before pero ginawa ko syang candy then kasabay ng REVOVIR ayun biglang bagsak yung viral load ko, mag papalaboratory na ako uli para malaman na uli yung state nung Viral load and kung nag non-reactive na ako ... para makapag abroad na ako! sana lahat tayong may ganito gumaling na!! Amen. God bless. Avoid Sex and sa mga ordinary gay salons or sa maduduming parlor, pedicure and manicure mostly mataas ang chance na meron makuha sa ganun if contaminated with the blood. Keep safe live a healthy you.
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Amen
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kamusta yung result mo?
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that drug is useless if hbvdna is not undetectable by 3-6months you will develop virus mutations and resistance so in the end you just worsened your condition
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