Search results for "Hepatitis"

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Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

CMS will cover screening for the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and hepatitis B with the appropriate FDA approved/cleared laboratory tests, used according to FDA-approved labeling and
March 2012

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

Treating addiction in primary care also allows physicians to screen for other substance use-related health problems, such as hepatitis C and HIV, another crisis that involved needles and a stigmatized
September 2018


He also served as an assistant professor of medicine at Marshall University's School of Medicine, and as a volunteer physician at Ebenezer Medical Outreach Center, where he established a hepatitis
February 2015

MKSAP Quiz: 6-week history of blisters

It may also develop in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection and hemochromatosis. ... Porphyria cutanea tarda, which may develop from extensive alcohol use, hemochromatosis, or hepatitis C virus infection, presents with skin fragility and small,
September 2017

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

services. But over the years, laws were passed that allow for the provision of three preventive vaccines under Medicare: pneumococcal, influenza and hepatitis B for high risk beneficiaries.
March 2008

Changes made to opioid prescribing information

A boxed warning cautions that patients coinfected with hepatitis B should add additional treatment for their hepatitis B or consider a different drug regimen.
June 2019

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

2019 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) changes flu, hepatitis A and B vaccination advice for adults.
March 2019

Bariatric surgery device linked to deaths

The manufacturer is supplying affected pharmacies with replacement droppers. Glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (Mavyret) to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 through 6 with mild or no cirrhosis. ... The most common adverse
October 2017

Insulin cartridge holders recalled, HCV drug approved

Voxilaprevir in combination with sofosbuvir and velpatasvir (Vosevi) to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 through 6 who have mild or no cirrhosis. ... Due to concerns about hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation in co-infected
September 2017

Pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarette products

A drug safety communication that hepatitis C medicines have led to rare cases of worsening liver function or liver failure in some patients. ... The FDA has identified 63 cases of liver decompensation with the use of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (Mavyret),
November 2019

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