When can I stop taking adefovir dipivoxil?

Do not stop taking your prescription of adefovir dipivoxil without talking to your doctor first. Studies have shown that if you stop taking this medicine, your hepatitis might become worse very quickly. This is most likely to happen during the first three months after you stop taking adefovir. You and your doctor should discuss the risks and benefits of stopping this medication, as well other treatment options that are available.

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