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Missed Dose Pegasys

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Ask the Experts

Can a skip a week of Pegasys?

Hi,I am starting week 7 and doing well. No real side effects until this past week (even my Dr. was surprised!). Now I'm getting the "flu-like" symptoms on and off. In a couple weeks I have a really busy week including an event I am putting together...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would definitely not skip the dose. Hepatitis C virus manufacturers itself fast and in high numbers. One missed dose could completely change you chances of eradication and that would be a shame. Research has shown that medication adherence really... Read more »

PEGASYS TESTING - GROUPS

Do you know of any testing groups that are available for the PEGASYS treatment in the Philadelphia... Read more »

Peg-Intron and Pegasys

What are the differences between Peg-Intron Alpha 2b and Pegasys?? Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
Body Positive

Pegasys

...farmacéutica Roche anunció el día 16 de octubre que la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, siglas en inglés) aprobó Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a) para el tratamiento de adultos con hepatitis C crónica que tengan enfermedad... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Medicines Agency Approves Roche's Hepatitis C Drug Pegasys to Treat Patients Co-Infected With HCV, HIV

...The European Medicines Agency on Thursday approved Roche 's hepatitis C drug Pegasys for the treatment of patients co-infected with HCV and HIV, Reuters reports. EMEA also voiced its support for the treatment of Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...drugs: ribavirin (Pegetron capsules orCopegus) and a long-lasting form of interferoncalled pegylated interferon (Pegetron or Pegasys).Both are taken for about one year. Once you starttaking these medications, your doctor will monitoryour blood... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 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 Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »