Telbivudine

Red

Brand Name(s):Sebivo

Indication:Hepatitis B chronic

Rationale:1,2,8

Considered:Oct-07

Review Date:Oct-22

Comments:
Refer to NICE Guidance PH43 December 2012 – Hepatitis B and C Ways to promote and offer testing

This guidance does not apply to people with chronic hepatitis B who also have hepatitis C, hepatitis D or HIV.

Telbivudine is not recommended for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.
People currently receiving telbivudine should have the option to continue therapy until they and their clinicians consider it appropriate to stop.

NICE TA 154 Telbivudine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B August 2008