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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of pegasys subq.

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Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
9/3/2013 11:45:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started this drug in April of 2012. I was fine until about the 2nd shot. After that, my life has been a living nightmare. My mood was like I turned bipolar. I would get upset and cry over absolutely nothing! Would fly off into uncontrollable rages. The positive aspect is that I have only 2 more shots to go. My initial viral load was over 4 million. By the third month, it dropped to undetectabl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
4/23/2013 11:21:45 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: 4

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
3/15/2012 7:26:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I FEEL AS THOUG I'VE BEEN RUIED IN REGARDS TO MY hEALTH & WELL BEING. I'VE HAD TO APPLY FR DISABILITY. I LIKED MY CARRER. I WAS VERY ACTIVE BEFORE TREATMENT & NOW I CAN ONLY WALK ABOUT 15 FEET WITHOUT STOPPING FROM PAIN & BASICALLY...PURE AGONY.

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
2/4/2012 6:59:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Peg Interferon and Copegus(Ribavirin) since Jan 3 2012. I have type 1 of the virus. I have decided to discontinue the use of them because the psychotic effects are truly disturbing. The Rage and Anger now consume my every moment, and as get almost no sleep it is a living hell. The physical stress from Anger and Rage rings out in every cell of my body. I have experienced al ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
12/12/2011 11:45:51 PM

Reviewer: cured this one4jp4al, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Diagnosed with Hep-c type 2 B. Was on treatment for 6 months.No bad side affects till 3 months- After injections would get nausea,aches,weakness and some forgetfulness.Also developed shortness of breath.Took vitamins,ate healthy things and excersised as much as i was able.Some dizzyness occured.Started treatment 2/10. Took a while to get my strengh back and had aches for months after.Now I feel gr ... Show Full Comment

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