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How Long Does Pegasys Take To Work

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Being to active during treatment make you feel sicker?

I am in the begining of my forth week of the pegasys/ribavirin treatment. I have been doing pretty good with normal daily activities. When I try to go to the gym it makes me sick, nausea more tired hard to get energy back. Should I not work out? or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Pegasys/Ribavirin treatment for hepatitis C can be a difficult regimen to tolerate. You should modify your gym workouts while on treatment Read more »

12-week or 24-week test for HCV RNA

Dear Dr. Dieterich,First, I would like to thank you for the time you take to answer questions and... Read more »

Viral Load Less than 6000

Hi,Please tell me whether this is positive news. My father got infected with Hep C last year... Read more »
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Researchers Find Genetic Explanation for Why Hepatitis C (HCV) Treatment Doesn't Work for Some

...outcomes on every currently available treatment for HCV? David Goldstein: So far, we have only studied pegylated interferon [Pegasys, Peginterferon, PEG-Intron] and ribavirin [Copegus, Rebetol] -- the standard of care. Olivia Ford: Is... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Continuing Treatment: Making It Work Long-Term

...resistance -- you must take all of your pills as scheduled and directed. Even missing a dose or two per week could sabotage your long-term success in using these drugs. Your doctor and pharmacist may have practical tips to help improve your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all of your health issues. You might prefer to have a family practitioner or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...and work exercise into your daily activities. Work up to a schedule of at least 20 minutes, at least three times per week as long as you are feeling better. This can lead to significant improvements in your fitness level and you may feel better. ... Read more »
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Nothing is working for me, any ideas

Posted by Lifelost, 2 Replies
Not on therapy at the moment, my TC4 count and VL are still good. My problem is that I can not fall asleep. Tried most sleep aid and non has been helpful. I am worried that this is going to weir down my immune pretty quick. Any ideas are... Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over 200. Does anyone have any experience with going from AIDS back to HIV status? Read more »