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Infected with Hepatitis C

My brother used to consume drugs as well as alcohol in , since he quit this bad behaviours he made the blood analyses and now it is infected with Hepatitis C, please can someone tell me are there any injections which can regenerate the liver, the main point is that he stopped using alcohol and the drugs anymore, he is in my control.
Please can you suggest any medicine or injection against this HepatitisC.
I wanted to mention that he also likes to go in fitness, does jym react negative if it is with Hepatitis C?
Another question is does he needs to eat something special food, or more water or whatever?
Is it Hepatitis transmitted disease to others somehow?
Please Im very interested to know , but main question is can you tell me which medicines ( I heard for interferon or I do not know).
Thank you very much, waiting for your reply.
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You are correct - the primary medicine used to fight HCV is interferon. The best type is pegylated interferon. It's a type of 'time release' that keeps the medicine working longer. There is also an oral medicine that is given with the interferon called ribavirin.
Important things to find out are:
What is his genotype? This will help determine the length of treatment.
How severe is his liver damage? The best way to determine this is by biopsy.
HCV is transmitted by blood to blood contact.
Your brother is fortunate to have you helping him. Good Luck.
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Have you seen a doctor yet?
That should be your first step.
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Doctor was visited , but Im interested on this interferons.
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