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Peg-Intron and Procrit

My wife is being treated for Hepatitis-C with Peg-Intron and Ribovarin. Her Platelete count is low, do You think Procrit will help, and if it will be any interaction with the treatment?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you sure your wife's platelet count, rather than her red blood cell count, is low? Low platelets are referred to as thrombocytopenia. Low red blood cells or hemoglobin is called anemia. The reason I ask for clarification is that... Read more »

Peg-Intron and Pegasys

What are the differences between Peg-Intron Alpha 2b and Pegasys?? ... Read more »

Peg intron or Pegasys?

I've recently started the peg-intron-rebitol combo. Should the Peg not work for me is there... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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

peg-in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: PEG-Intron (2b), Pegasys (2a) --> Other Names: PEG-interferon alfa-2a, Pegasys, pegIFN alfa-2a, pegylated-interferon alfa 2a Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs--> What is peginterferon... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

BETA News Briefs

Seven-Day Drug Cycling Appears Effective Peg-Intron Approved for Hepatitis C (HCV) New OI Drug Approvals Expanded Access for Tenofovir DF (TDF) Cardiovascular Disease Risk Higher in People with Lipodystrophy Cancers in HIV Positive People... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Schering-Plough Hepatitis C Treatment More Effective Than Roche Treatment, Especially Among Obese Patients, Study Says

Schering-Plough 's Peg-Intron treatment is more effective at eliminating the hepatitis C virus than Roche 's Pegasys treatment, particularly for obese patients, according to a small, informal retrospective study released this week at the annual... Read more »
infoSIDA

Interferón Pegilado Alfa-2b

Otro(s) nombre(s): pegIFN alfa-2b, PEG-interferon alfa 2b, PegIntron, pegylated-interferon alfa 2b Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas ¿Qué es este medicamento? El interferón pegilado alfa-2b es un medicamento antiviral... Read more »
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A GP ON ICQ - HELP HELP HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
GUYS!!!!! I have just chatted to a guy on ICQ.
He says he is a GP and knows about infectious diseases.
He says that according to his ideas, cunnilingus is highly risky, oral sex is highly risky, fingering and deep kissing are highly risky because... Read more »

help help help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had ars at 3 weeks hiv hep exposure at 5 month nerve pain going down
jaw broke out with herpes on palate and three huge cold sores 6 month tested neg have severe drymouth ang itchy
skin, sore musles numbness prinkling like pains in hand and feet
toot... Read more »

HELP PLS HELP!!!! PLS!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
i had sex with a gay guy i met in the net 2 months ago MARCH 2005. he said he got tested on the last week of FEB 2005 and the result was negative. but then again i wasnt sure if he took an HIV related blood test since it was only part of his schools... Read more »

HELP HELP...ELISA OR WB?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
Hi..its me the freaked out blonde. UG!
I had a hiv sceen at 3 1/2 weeks, negative. Then at 6 weeks...negative. But the test paper in the cornor said HIV1/HIV2 WB. Is this the Western blot test??? Don't they do the Elisa first and then the Wb if the... Read more »