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Pegasys Dose

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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 »

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 »

Pegasys for hep b?

Hi doctor,I saw an article about pegasys being used for hepatitis b. Is this something new? I... 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 »
Project Inform

What's New in Treatment Information?

...using the combination, for which it is likely to be approved soon. Results from a study of a different pegylated interferon (Pegasys) are also encouraging. This study included 1,121 people who have not taken anti-HCV therapy before and used the... 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 »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... 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 »