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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
4/24/2013 8:21:21 AM

Reviewer: Going again, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
48 weeks of treatments: Peg Interferon and Ribavirin. In treatment I felt tiredness, loss of appetite, dry mouth, vomiting after first injection, Loss of sex drive, skin rashes, depression and sleeping difficulties. Peg Interferon and Ribavirin. The treatment worked initially but my HCV returned after 6 months. The chances of the treatment working I was told was 50%. I now await to commence a new ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/4/2013 1:41:25 PM

Reviewer: hepcb, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Fourth time in treatment -Depression - Higher Cognitive impairment -Skin irritation -Tooth lose -No libido

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
2/14/2013 3:10:31 PM

Reviewer: 2feathers, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
continual on-going migraines, depression, confusion, anxiousness, flu-like stomach symptoms on-going, thinning hair, blood matter loss through mouth, nasal and from coughing. Vision has been altered as well as sense of smell and hearing.Fear of long term side effects that really are never mentioned by anyone.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/18/2012 8:43:36 AM

Reviewer: 25 yaers, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
j ai attraper le virus de l hepatite c il y a 25 ans je suis toxicomane et alcoolique alcool fort 40° 45° et je n ai jamais suivit de traitement

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
8/8/2012 1:39:40 AM

Reviewer: ja999, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took drug for Hep C genotype 2. Failed to clear virus. Developed psoriasis, arthritis all over jumping around from joint to joint and settling in a number, balance problems, vascular problems in feet, fried thyroid, autoimmune hepatitis, depression, brain fog, loss of identity of self, tremors in fingers. Liver damage increased rapidly and significantly during treatment. Horrible medication. ... Show Full Comment

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