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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
11/17/2010 3:28:56 PM

Reviewer: wnysurvivor, 45-54 Female 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:
I was diagnosed in summer of 2002. Started treatment December 2002. 48 wks of hell resulted in total remission for 8 years. Try milk thistle, a good, excuse me, GREAT attitude,a lot of gatorade and water, and especially a few good friends that you can repeat yourself over and over and they don't think your nuts!!

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/31/2010 12:58:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on treatment for a year and had bad side effects. I met with the specialist on a regular but he continued to encourage me to stay on the treatment. I lot of time I wanted to give up. However, I completed treatment and presently I am undectable. I has been 4 years.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/26/2010 1:12:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am on the 29 week of treatment. I get the Peinterferon alfa-2b shots every week along with Ribovarin (twice a day). On my 12 week they made the test again and the virus had diminished. So I am really thrilled with this treatment. However I've been having really bad side effects, the last problem are my joints, especially in my hands. I started to take MSM to generate glucosamine, and it wo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
9/28/2010 9:24:14 AM

Reviewer: LUIS, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
HAVE TO INJECT MYSELF. FATIGUE, FEEL WEAK, FEVERISH, LOSS OF APPETITE

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
8/26/2010 1:40:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Walk in th park, (23 Wks) viral load 0! Feel good! Squwak Water, drink as much H2o as you can! Keep a good attitude and maybe, just maybe this will be a total success.

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