Hepatitis C Management in Special Populations

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/17/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Multiple international guidelines agree that HCV treatment should be considered in persons with HCV/HIV-coinfection
    • Immediate treatment should be prioritized in patients with HCV/HIV-coinfection due to increased risk of hepatic complications (Management Guidelines)[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
    • Concurrent treatment of both HIV and HCV is feasible, efficacious, and safe, but may be complicated by drug interactions

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