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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ribavirin oral.

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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
7/26/2012 10:48:57 PM

Reviewer: pljarrett, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i have been on the 3pills 2x day shot 1x week,depressions is so bad, bugs crawling on me all the time,dropped 35 pounds, but my virus is down to 46 started at 1.5 million,sometimes not sure if i can complete it want to die most of the time

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/7/2012 12:27:55 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
is hard to take pill on time

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
2/12/2012 9:12:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I WAS ON THE TREATMENT FOR CRONIC HEP C. i WAS ON IT FOR 6 MONTHS. MY BODY DID NOT LIKE TREATMENT AT ALL. I STOPPED TREATMENT. HEP WAS GONE. BACK IN A MONTH. SO NOW I AM TAKING NOTHING. REALLY DON`T WANT TO GET BACK ON. VERY BAD EXPERIENCE.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/23/2011 1:15:58 PM

Reviewer: snow120, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Started ably two weeks ago after being in clinical trial for 6 months. Was undetectable after trial but others had count go back up. They said to take the medications to keep virus down. Take 3 pills twice a day and one shot a week. Shot makes me feel like the flu but take the shot before bed and miss out on most of it. Go this Wed. To get labs done . Am hoping for the best!

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/20/2011 5:13:41 PM

Reviewer: TERLYN, 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 diagnois with type 2 hep c and i have my own business and i took the ribavirin& pegusus shot wkly i was suppose to take treatment for 36 wks but i was undetected in 12wks in off treatment in 24 wks. what help me was taking ginger root vitamin& multi-vitiam & milkthistle vitamin and a understanding& caring doctor she walk me thru it in i am disease free.the first thing you ne ... Show Full Comment

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