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Interferon Ribavirin Hepatitis C

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interferon and hiv

i am 21 years old ihave hiv since 7 monthes iam not on medication.my viral load in 1/12/2008 not detected but my cd4 was 915 and now 436 (35%)because i tam on interferon and ribavirin and also zefix since 6 monthes.my question if my cd4 stil law and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I'm assuming that you're receiving the interferon and ribavirin for hepatitis C treatment, no?Based on what you've described, you're fortunate (in a way), to have a undetectable HIV viral load. Most persons Read more »

only 10 weeks

i live with hiv viruse c & b .iam on interferon &ribavirin for C and zeffex for B. iam not in med... Read more »
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Telaprevir Under Study for HIV/HCV Coinfection

... The investigational hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor telaprevir -- the furthest along of the new directly targeted antiviral agents -- is now being Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...study comparing Schering-Plough's pegylated-interferon Pegintron and ribavirin with Roche's Pegasys and ribavirin shows both hepatitis C treatments worked equally well. The study by Dr. Mark Sulkowski of Johns Hopkins University involved 3,000... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

... Therapy After Therapy References This document was designed to give providers practical information about anti-hepatitis C treatment. It includes links to other related electronic documents on this site, as well as the Patient... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Hepatitis C: A Meeting Ground for the Generalist and the Specialist

...Information regarding pathogenesis and appropriate management of chronic hepatitis C continues to evolve. Educational campaigns continue to increase public awareness about hepatitis C. Clinicians must be prepared Read more »
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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 Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...AL HOSPITAL POR TRANFUSIONES DE SANGRE SIETE VECES HASTA QUE SE ME FUE. QUERIA SABER SI ALGUIEN USO INTERFERON PARA TRATAR LA HEPATITIS C CON CUANTOS T-CELLS EMPEZO EL TRATAMIENTO Y LOS RESULTADOS QUE OBTUVO CON EL TRATAMIENTO. GRACIAS Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »