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How Often Do You Have To Take Pegintron

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Ribavirin-Pegintron Shelf Life???

I live in Myramar (Burma). Due to finacial crisis, The Government has imposed foreign trade cuts that have cut off my Hepatitis c treatment because the drugs must be paid for out of foreign currency reserves. There is no Red Cross, UN, government...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am so very sorry to hear of your situation. I cannot attest to the activity of the drugs you have at your disposal since I simply don't know. However, I do want you to tell you that there are data showing that genotype 2 patients sometimes are... Read more »

Can I take Wellbutrin with Pegintron and Rebetrol?fo

Dear Doctor Frascino, I asked this question once before but can't find if you answered or not. I am... Read more »

Viral lode amounts while on pegintron and ribivirn

Viral lode was 1,040,000 when starting pegintron/ribivirn. Normal liver function, no disease as... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Peginterferon Alfa-2 (Pegasys, PEG-Intron)

peg-in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: PEG-Intron (2b), Pegasys (2a) Other Name(s): pegylated interferon Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Peginterferon alfa-2 belongs to a class of medicines known as antivirals. This drug also... Read more »
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What's New in Treatment Information?

Beware of Counterfeit Products Recently there have been reports of two counterfeit drug products. One is a counterfeit human growth hormone (rHGH, Serostim) and the other is counterfeit filgrastim (Neupogen). People with HIV commonly use both.... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Hepatitis/HIV Co-Infection

FDA Approves New Labeling for PEG-Intron for Use with Rebetol Hepatitis C infection is responsible for 8,000 to 10,000 deaths per year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The virus is spread... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Schering-Plough Hepatitis C Treatment More Effective Than Roche Treatment, Especially Among Obese Patients, Study Says

Schering-Plough 's Peg-Intron treatment is more effective at eliminating the hepatitis C virus than Roche 's Pegasys treatment, particularly for obese patients, according to a small, informal retrospective study released this week at the annual ... Read more »
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hiv/hvc

Posted by Anonymous
All I can say at this stage is that during the first 15 years of infection I prefered to be hvc tan hiv, but now I beggin to see that hvc is much more dangerous as there is no meds available as in hiv. Gone trough pegintron + ribavirina and have... Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO ! MY LIVER DOCTOR WANTS ME TO USED INTEFERON FOR THE HEPATITIS C, BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS THAT MY T-CELLS GO UP AND DOWN. MY T-CELLS ARE 325 NOW BUT THE LAST MONTH WERE 221 AND THE MONTH BEFORE WERE 175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY... Read more »