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Peg-intron Dosages

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Resistant Hepatitis C

Hello Dr. McGovern,In September 2008 I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C genotype 1 B. Blood test showed the value for Hepatitis C Virus RRNA, QL, NUCLEIC ACID PROBE of 3,950,000 IU/ml and RRNA, QL, NUCLEIC ACID PROBE 6.60 LOG IU/ml. Rx plan consisted...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Because of the dosing changes, I would suspect that either you may have gained weight during therapy or the initial dose was not high enough for genotype 1. We usually dose ribavirin about 13 mg/kg for that infection.I think you will be an excellent... 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 »

HepB with ALT levels still high...

Diagnosed with chronic HepB E.I've recently completed a 16week dosage of peg-intron. One... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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

...antiviral. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Peginterferon alfa is used to treat chronic HCV in patients coinfected with HIV and HCV. Dosage Form/Administration Peginterferons alfa-2a and alfa-2b come in liquid form and powder form for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...ribavirin, an antiviral drug that increases the drugs' effectiveness ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 12/23/03). However, the dosage of Peg-Intron is determined by a patient's body weight, while Pegasys is given in a standard dose to all... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...viral load and genotype tests allow providers to give estimates of response (SVR) to therapy and to make decisions regarding dosage and duration of therapy. Timing of therapy is largely a matter of informed discussion with the patient. Generally,... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...in a single tablet called Epzicom. Abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine are available in a single tablet called Trizivir. Dosage Form/Administration Abacavir sulfate comes in tablet and liquid form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily... Read more »
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