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    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    4/21/2009 3:53:11 PM

    Reviewer: lormey, 45-54 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am only on my 3rd week of treatment. Pegintron and Ribavirin. 1st week was the hardest with severe headache, body aches and vomiting. 2nd week was better just very fatigued. 3rd week just a little fatigued. I drink about 5 16oz glasses of water everyday and I think that this is the key to surviving this treatment. I also do a 10 mile walk ance a week and a 2 mile walk twice a week. So far so goo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    4/8/2009 4:13:23 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    sick, depressed,lost hair and motivation

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    3/26/2009 12:00:54 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    i have finished my treatment! the first month was the worst.not being able to sleep and tired all the time and depression. but with meds. to help me sleep and depression it got better.

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    2/28/2009 1:57:39 PM

    Reviewer: hanginginthere, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am doing my 4th month of 6 treatment for C. Worst trouble functioning is the dizziness. Fatique all the time doesn't allow me to do much. Thank God I don't have to work! Best of luck.

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    1/25/2009 7:13:39 PM

    Reviewer: jules, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on this medication for 6 months. The side-effects were so severe that I had to be hospitalized twice. I visited the ER numerous times as well. I've been left with permanent neurological damage from the drug with severe headaches, mental confusion, tremors and extreme sensitivity to light. It also failed to work at all. I would think long & hard before taking this medication. ... Show Full Comment

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