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Hep c+Cirrhosis
Apr 30, 2005

Lever biopsy show focal cirrhosis(3-4 stage).My alt175& ast 89 Doc prescribe me pegasys+copegus .How safe i am with this medicine

Response from Dr. McGovern

Hepatitis C treatment can be associated with a variety of side effects, but I rarely have to stop treatment secondary to them. My patients most commonly feel fatigued and have a poor appetite. We see our patients often to help them through these issues.

However, these issues are minor when compared to the fact that you have advanced liver disease. I would start treatment soon. Remember to take your medications with excellent adherence to give yourself the best chance of responding. Dr. McGovern

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