|Anger and HCV treatment
Dec 30, 2009
Hello, I have read on hcv sites about "Riba rage". But its my understanding its a myth, that really its the interferon that can cause anger during treatment not the Ribavirin. Thanks in advance.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Interferon can cause mood instability including depression, anxiety, irritability, mood swings, and other psychiatric symptoms. Ribavirin can cause a feeling of restlessness and also problems with inability to sleep.
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