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Side Effects Of Hepatitis C Treatment

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Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to expect during the 6-month treatment of Hep. C genotype 2, due to start this November.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Interferon can cause headaches, irritability, depression, and decreased concentration among other symptoms. You will want to be able to easily contact your physician should you begin to have any significant symptoms - particularly those related to... Read more »

Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects Heat Ears

Currently on Ribiviran and Interferon for HepC. Have hot spot on my leg. Is this a side effect,... Read more »

Side effects

...Dear Dr. Dieterich,Could any of the side effects of Hepatitis C treatment, be also dangerous or... Read more »
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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. 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 »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...C and HIV coinfection. Great Reading Materials to Print and Read A Guide to Hepatitis and Disability (PDF) Managing Side Effects of Hepatitis C Treatment (PDF) Hepatitis C/HIV coinfected people definitely have an urgent need for... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...Treatment Tracking Chart , a downloadable chart for patients to record their labs and side effects during therapy. Key Points Treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) nearly always involves a combination of an interferon, given by injection,... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

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