Medications and viral load

Can certain medications increase Hep B viral load? Daily I take Adderal, Wellbutrin and Minocycline 200 mg oral antibiotic to control Rosacea. I don’t take any supplements, vitamins or Ibuprofen, tylenol or aspirin ever. I also do not drink alcohol or smoke. The reason I am asking is because in 12 months time my viral load had doubled.

Dear @Mercy8,

There are no data suggest that any of these medications will affect HBV activity.

HBV DNA can fluctuate over time, a 2-fold change is not really clinically significant.

I assume you are not taking antiviral medication currently?

Best regards,

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Thank you so much for your response. I didn’t really think any medications could increase viral load, I just wanted to be sure.

No I am not on any viral medication for my Hep B and never have been.

It was just a shock to me that it had doubled as I am almost 52, found out at 19 when I was pregnant with my first child, and in all these years my viral load has remained the same and never increased.

Someday I will share my story. Thanks again!