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Pegasys Treatment For Hepatitis C

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Being to active during treatment make you feel sicker?

I am in the begining of my forth week of the pegasys/ribavirin treatment. I have been doing pretty good with normal daily activities. When I try to go to the gym it makes me sick, nausea more tired hard to get energy back. Should I not work out? or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Pegasys/Ribavirin treatment for hepatitis C can be a difficult regimen to tolerate. You should modify your gym workouts while on treatment based on how you feel. There is Read more »

Rehabilitation after hepatitis c treatment

what are the medications I have to take after finishing pegasys-ribaverin treatment for 48 weeks... Read more »

Penazine for Hep C?

I am looking for information on the new drug I heard about on the news the other night, something... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...effects." Hepatitis C patients undergoing treatment often feel as though they have a bad case of influenza. "When considering treatments for hepatitis C infection, patients and their doctors now have solid evidence that they can weigh both... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...combination with ribavirin, can provide any improvement in SVR among nonresponders. 11 Related Patient Brochures [PDF] Treatments for Hepatitis C Before You Start Treatment While You Are on Hepatitis C Treatment Common... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Hepatitis C Treatment Not Effective in Monthly Dose, Trial Data Indicate

... Albuferon, an experimental hepatitis C treatment from Human Genome Sciences , is not effective when administered on a monthly basis but is more effective when taken every two Read more »
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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 »

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