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    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    4/29/2015 8:03:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Took this medicine back in 1991 3x a week for 6 months. Was in a study group of about 20 people. I was 1 of 2 that the medicine cured. Most could not with stand the side affects of the deration of treatment. I thought this medicine would kill me. I do have long term side affects from this medication. I went through mentapaus at the age of 30. However the long term side affects are better than the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    1/24/2014 3:05:11 PM

    Reviewer: daveh54, 55-64 Male 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 treated back in 2002 for Hep-C. It was with a another drug for 8-9 months. It was very hard on me. I was sick most of the time and could not see my kids on some weekend. I am Type 4 and stage 4 now, as it did not work. Now my Doctor wants me to go on the latest Genotype 4 treatment and I believe this is one of the drugs again.

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    10/28/2013 10:48:26 AM

    Reviewer: Sad, 65-74 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 started interferon & rabiveron in 2001. I was on the study program at the time a took the injection & 4pills per day for 48 weeks. Yes, it cleared the Hep C, but since then it's been downhill since. I've had/ have every possible side effect listed. My heart, ended up pacemaker/defibrillator, eye surgery in both eyes & still have blurred vision, lost bone in upper teeth area ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    10/19/2013 9:19:38 PM

    Reviewer: Sidetracked, on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm on A 48 week treatment. Just finished 12 weeks of Incevick. still have about 30 more weeks of Interferon and Ribaviron. I feel Better but it has ruined my life. very depressed, get unbelievable angry. My kids, wife tell me I am the biggest ass hole they have ever known. my muscle mass has melted. Fat and loose skin replaced it. No more abs, feel like I have to keep covered up. Hair has ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    8/1/2013 9:54:05 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was diagnoised with Hep C (G1)in 2005 and started a 48 wk treatment within 4 months. I took Riboviron and Interferon as well as numerous drugs for the treatment of side affects of the medications. I am now 7 years in remission. The treatment was horrific for me and every week when I saw my doctor I wanted to quit. I'm so thankful for his encouragement to continue the treatment.

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