My friend is 30 years old and lives in China. She was diagnosed with HVB about 10 years ago. Her doctor prescribed her Entecavir and she has taken this drug for more than 1 year. She and her husband are planning to have a baby. But the problem is that she has to stop taking Entecavir before getting pregnant. She wants to know when she can stop using this drug. Is it safe for pregnant women to use Entecavir? Any comments or suggestions will be appreciated!
she must use tenofovir it is the only safe on pregnancy, this drugs have no effect on hbv and increase infected cells so she wont be able to stop them until a cure for hbv is found, this drugs are only to stop liver damage
she must check liver damage by fibroscan if she has no damage she better avoid these drugs and try interferon or a combo of interferon+entecavir or tenofovir, if these drug are used with interferon they can be stopped anytime
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