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Peg-intron Facts

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Peg-Intron and Procrit

My wife is being treated for Hepatitis-C with Peg-Intron and Ribovarin. Her Platelete count is low, do You think Procrit will help, and if it will be any interaction with the treatment?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anemia.Combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C has shown considerable promise. The results with the new pegylated interferons (PEG-Intron) plus ribavirin are demonstrating even better results. The biggest drawback is the considerable side... Read more »

Peg-Intron and Pegasys

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

Peg intron or Pegasys?

I've recently started the peg-intron-rebitol combo. Should the Peg not work for me is there any... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

What's New in Treatment Information?

...standard Rebetron as first line therapy achieved a reduction in HCV RNA levels with the combination of peg-interferon alfa-2b (peg-Intron) and ribavirin after 24 weeks. Although the early results are encouraging, the usefulness of this... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

New Peg-Interferon Results

...first line therapy achieved a virologic response (a reduction in HCV RNA levels) with the combination of peg-interferon alfa-2b (peg-Intron, developed by Schering Plough) and ribavirin after 24 weeks of therapy. Although the preliminary results... Read more »
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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 »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Facts II. WIndow Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Without having to travel so far away, you can find posts of Dr. Santana (The Body Spanish section) where he refers to the window period in a very similar way to what I said before, In one of his posts he says: test at 3 months, at 6 months, at 9... Read more »