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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
4/14/2008 5:36:18 PM

Reviewer: kathyc, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had really bad side effects shortness of breath confusion.muscle ache headache iwas on the tx for 3 weeks now my doctor took me off of it and I am still sick with chills muscule ache no appetite not sure if I want to continue I go back to the doctor on fri

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/9/2008 10:04:31 PM

Reviewer: harleygirl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
While the side effects are horrible, it is certainly better than having liver failure and needing a transplant. You learn to manage the side effects and with a good physician you make it through it. I have only 3 more weeks of treatment -- only then will I know if it worked. This is round 2 for me, the first for 6 months only to show active again 30 days after treatment completed. Was put back ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
1/17/2008 7:28:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began treatment with Ribavirin and co-Pegasus back in Aug. 2007. I have had severe nausea, severe vomiting and other stomach distress. I lost 40 pounds the first 90 days. I use meds to control but they have stopped working. Have had shingles, pneumonia, bronchitis,thrush, and overall feel achy, exhausted and can not sleep 3-5 nights a week. I am now hoping to survive the drug treatment not the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/31/2007 9:54:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking for 2 months I began to feel confusion and very sleepy all the time.my face looked pasty and I started with nausea ,dizziness, and then cramps in my side which I fainted and my kid found me on the floor, I had hit my face and was black & blue. My dr told me to continue to take med and I said,no way. I could not function anymore. My dr blamed it on my blood pressure meds and I hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/27/2007 7:14:26 PM

Reviewer: RON JR, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
horrible just horrible

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