Unfortunately, one week ago I was informed that I have Hep B. My doctor advised me to take Baraclude Entecavir. This medicine is very expensive in my country. It costs around 1000 USDA per month. My doctor told me that I can get it cheaper from India, but he also told me that there generic Entecavir in the Indian market. He insisted that I get Baraclude. Now, which pharmacies provide Baraclude in India?
please, help me. I have to start the treatment asap.
first of all baraclude is not an hbv cure and being positive to hbv doesn t mean you have to take drugs, especially antivirals which have no effect on hbv they can only block liver damage so if you have no liver damage there is no reason to take it
second your doctor, from your post, sounds like a drug seller and not a doctor
third, baraclude and indian generics are the same thing, there is no reason to buy the most expensive one
these are the tests needed to know your status and if antivirals are necessary:
find a better doctor, liver specialist and updated one
fibroscan, this will tell if you have liver damage
hbsag quantity by abbott architect in iu/ml, this will tell if interferon can clear hbv once and for all
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