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What Does Pegasys Treat

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Ask the Experts

fatigue

hi i was fine on truvada,but now i take pegasus too.i am tired all the time!please help.i still have to work and survive.i need energy.thanks if you can help!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Did the fatigue occur shortly after you began Pegasys? Are you taking Pegasys to treat hepatitis C and if so, is it combined with ribavirin? Combination pegylated interferon and ribavirin can cause significant anemia Read more »

HCV TREATMENT

PEGASYS AND RIBAVIRIN IS THIS A TYPE OF CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT? Read more »

pegasys????

I have had Hep-c for 15years or so i was on interferon(alone) in 1987 and my liver tests got... Read more »
Articles
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 HIV/HCV co-infected Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Peginterferon Alfa-2 (Pegasys, PEG-Intron)

...Peginterferon alfa-2a, also known as Pegasys, and peginterferon alfa-2b, also known as PEG-Intron, are approved by the FDA for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection, a common infection in HIV patients. It is usually prescribed in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...hard on your body. Whenyou are co-infected, each disease makes the otherone worse. You can get sicker faster, and it is hard to treat both diseases at the same time. HIV cancause the Hep C virus to reproduce more quickly.People who are... Read more »
Project Inform

What's New in Treatment Information?

...(rHGH, Serostim) and the other is counterfeit filgrastim (Neupogen). People with HIV commonly use both. Growth hormone is used to treat HIV-associated wasting disease and is now being explored to treat fat accumulation due to lipodystrophy... Read more »
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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 any advice 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 any advice Read more »

Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
...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 any advice 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 »