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How Long Does Pegasys Take To Work

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Pegasys treatment working or not

Dear Mam,I am southeast asia male.On Feb 2012, I finished treatment pegasys for 50 week.On March 2012 my viral load was 10^6 (feb 2011 was 10^8 and SGPT was around 150 )On May 2012 my SGPT was around 40On Sep 2012 my viral load is 10^8 and SGOT 152...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Tenofovir is a very potent drug that is very effective in reducing your hepatitis B level which was not responding to Pegasys. I agree that this would be a good idea I test all my HBV patients for HIV before I start tenofovir to be certain that they... Read more »

Peg intron or Pegasys?

I've recently started the peg-intron-rebitol combo. Should the Peg not work for me is there... Read more »

another round: Peg intron Vs. Pegasys

Hello Doctor: I want to thank you so much for your lovely work.My father has stopped the Peg intron... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche Hepatitis C Treatment Gains Half of Market Share From Schering-Plough

The hepatitis C drug Pegasys, which is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Roche , has gained half of the market share from Schering-Plough's Peg-Intron hepatitis C treatment after being available for barely one year, the AP/Philadelphia... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Making Your Treatment Work Long-Term

In a Capsule Taking all your pills as prescribed (adherence) is crucial to the long-term success of your treatment. While adhering to your medication schedule can sometimes be challenging, there are many tips and tricks you can try to make it... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Congress Passes 1 Week CR; Work Continues on Year-Long CR; AETCs Suffer Severe Cut.

Yesterday, the House and Senate passed another temporary Continuing Resolution (CR) which will expire next Friday, March 22nd. This CR replaces and funds programs at the same levels as the CR that is set to expire at midnight tonight. You will... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Long-Acting Drug in Development

Chinese researchers presented proof-of-concept (in other words, "this can work") data on a long-acting HIV fusion inhibitor medication, which suppressed HIV for six to ten days after a single injection . Currently, Fuzeon is the only fusion... Read more »
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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 »

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 does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd 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... Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll!
My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects.
has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it?
Thanks,
Shannon Read more »