Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of peginterferon alfa-2a SubQ.

Overall User Ratings

14 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 14 Next»
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
8/18/2010 8:39:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i was very sore headaches allergy problems took 4 injection a week but since on pegasys and copegesys he stopped my allergie shots witch iv been very sick alot fever diareaha congestion head bad mood swings i work in factory whenits 80 its a 120in there having alot of trouble been on it for 1 month as of aug.17 2010

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
5/19/2010 8:15:58 PM

Reviewer: angel465, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have had muscle aches, body pain, headaches,slight nauseau, and mild fever. Drinking lots of water and drinking 3 cups of coffee a day have helped me alot.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
1/25/2010 3:19:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started treatment in Feb of 2008, compleated it in Feb of 2009. off of it for 2 months and the Hep C came back at the same levels as before I started treatment! restarted treatment in May of 2009. and will go to the end of 2010. depressed, sick, tired and wondering if its worth all this, also major mood swings, My poor family!

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
10/23/2009 8:39:57 PM

Reviewer: imacowgirl47, 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:

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
5/24/2009 11:11:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have takeing peginterferon alfa-2a for 56 weeks and it has worked. I now have no viral load. But side affects for me was fever after weekly injection leg pain/joint pain. I also had mild depression. If i had to choose to take this again i would knowing what i know. What extra time it may give me on this planet with my wife and children is worth all the side affects and then some.So if you need t ... Show Full Comment

1-5 of 14 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

sore foot
3 warning signs.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
Epinephrine Injection using Auto-Injector Syringe
Life-threatening triggers.
disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
psoriasis
What it looks like.
checking blood sugar
Symptoms and treatment.
man behind computer screen
10 possible causes.
Woman with itchy watery eyes
Common triggers.
man screaming
Making sense of symptoms.
human liver
What puts you at risk?
caregiver with parent
10 tips for daily life.
two male hands
Understanding RA.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.