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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/8/2012 1:41:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took this medication for the first time yesterday & am still waiting for the horrendous side effects! I'm doing great! I think alot of the way medicines work on people has alot to do with attitude. I expected the worst, but prayed for healing, guess whats winning? 25 years of geno type 1b hep c I'm ready for treatment, Iv'e already been down in the slumps so to speak without ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/7/2012 8:23:19 AM

Reviewer: janer108, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
its awful...my hair fell out, i felt supremely crappy and was more tired and depressed than ever. i was unable to complete the therapy due to my husbands diagnosis of cancer at that time. now my doc wants me to start it again and i am not as healthy as i was previously--in 2007. im not sure i can live thru another bout with this stuff.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
1/14/2012 12:20:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female 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:

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
1/13/2012 10:21:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this drug in 1993-94 for 6 months, shots in my legs/thighs 3 times weekly. It put the Hep C in remission, but 2 months after ending treatment I had Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and had to go through 6 months of Chemo and a Stem-Cell collection proceduce which cured the lymphoma. I haven't been the same since! I was never sick before the Hep C, but since I've had 3 Heart Attacks, a Kidney T ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
11/1/2011 11:02:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Injections 3 a week & pills.Horrible side effects.Lost vision in right eye during second month of treatment.Doctor did not seem concerned by side effects. All in all I have been negative for 10 years.But have arthritis bad now.It killed the optic nerve in my eye.

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