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Long Term Side Effects Of Pegasys

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Consumption of alcohol after treatment of acute Hepatitis C

Dear Barbara,I am a 37 year old HIV+ male. Not a drug user.- Jan 2004: diagnosed HIV+. CD4 consistently 500-600 with no need for HAART.- Dec 2008: contracted Hepatitis C type 1a (confirmed by testing old blood samples) from sexual transmission. This...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...after acute HCV in HIV infected patients, but there was also data at the HIV conference in February suggesting the importance of long-term follow-up of such patients. This poster suggested that short term follow may overestimate rates of fibrosis... Read more »

PEP LONG TERM SIDE EFFECTS

I AM ON PEP FOR 3 DAYS NOW.COMBIVIR AND KALETRA. I FEEL WEAK THIRSTY AND LOSS OF APETITE. After... Read more »

Urgent request-Maintenance therapy post treatment for Hep C

Dr. Dieterich, I am nearing completion of 18 months therapy with pegasys and copegus for treatment... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...have warned me my health may be at more risk from HCV than HIV. I've been urged to have biopsies done of my liver and to consider going on treatment for HCV. I've decided to delay embarking on therapy for two main reasons: firstly, I have a... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...HIV areprocessed by the liver. A liver badly damaged byHep C cannot process drugs as well. Althoughgenerally safe, the risk of side effects with HIVmedications may be slightly higher. I have HIV. What are mytreatment options for Hep C? Your... Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...like a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I can continue to live and the fear is subsiding somewhat. Has anyone else ever been as morbid as this or am I just a misfit. 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 »

Info on Pegasys

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...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 »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...pharmaceutical companies has undermined such research. The studies are designed to measure safety and efficacy but not long-term side effects of drugs. The lack of research also limits a patient's care, the Times reports."Aids is a very serious... Read more »