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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/30/2007 10:55:51 PM

Reviewer: MaParker0119, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Was placed on peginterferon for one year of treatment. The treatment reduced viral load to undetectable by 3 months, and stayed that way for rest of tx. I relapsed within 6 weeks. Mixing meds and drawing into syringe was sometimes problematic. Needles would sometimes be dull. Side effects were much more severe than second treatment with Pegasus & Copegasus.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/29/2007 2:38:46 AM

Reviewer: fish4fun6, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
made me want to die

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
11/27/2007 9:56:16 PM

Reviewer: male_cured11, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my genotype helped me, the meds had a lot of side effects, but over six months of treatment it was over. for what its worth stay on the meds, in the long run its worth its weight in gold!!!

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
11/15/2007 12:29:42 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed Erythema Nodusum, and possibly Sarcoidosis, & an autoimmune disease if you have a family history of autoimmune diseases BE CAREFUL & TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR - DON'T BE INGORED LIKE I WAS!!! I'm 23 years old, have a beautiful 2 year old daughter, am a Sophomore in college, and some days I cannot even walk, and the pain is so excruciating all I can do is cry.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/1/2007 10:58:06 PM

Reviewer: GentleR, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My doctor overdosed me for nearly two months by giving me 3x the amount for my body weight until I discovered his grave error. When I brought it to his attention he fudged my medical records. Be sure to check your medicine before taking. The side-effects were so severe- I thought I was going to die. It has been over two years since I finished the six month treatment. It left me with RLS- restle ... Show Full Comment

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