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Pegasys Dosages

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What is appropriate dosage for Ribaviran?

I am seeing two specialist for my Hep C treatment (genotype 3). One doctor has me on 180mcg of Pegasys and 1200mg of Ribaviran (600mg AM & PM) . I weigh 200lbs. My second doctor tells me he treats his patients with 800mg of Ribaviran a day. Can...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are studies to support both dosing regimens!The older data looked at 400 mg twice daily and found that this dose was adequate when treating patients for 24 weeks. However, there are subsequent studies which evaluated higher doses of ribavirin... Read more »

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... Read more »

Ribavirin dosage after SVR

I was diagnosed with genotype 4 HCV. I have noticed a lack of information for this genotype and... 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 »
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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...drugs in older classes. How Is Maraviroc Taken? Maraviroc is provided as 150 mg or 300 mg film-coated tablets. The adult dosage of maraviroc can be 150 mg, 300 mg, or 600 mg twice daily. The dosage depends on which other drugs are being... Read more »
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Pegasys for HBV

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...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 »