Hep C Treatments Can Cause Adverse Effects in Older Patients

SAN FRANCISCO — Direct-acting antiviral medications can be effective in older patients with hepatitis C, but adverse reactions are common and the adjustment of other medications is often required, new research suggests."We need more data about these new treatments in the elderly," said Berta Pernas, from Corunna University Hospital in Spain."I think we can treat these patients, but caution for interactions and adverse events is required," she said here at