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    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    1/31/2016 9:00:13 AM

    Reviewer: LucyBell83, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My G.I.Dr convinced my it would save my life,so i started the 7 pill/daily & 1 injection weekly treatment. i looked and felt sunburned,my lips cracked,peeled,and bled.constant migraines, that three yrs after treatment i find out were strokes. fatigue i still have,suicidal depression, sever joint pain,hairloss,and now i've been diagnosed w/pancreatitis.my hep was undetectable but no longer ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    1/18/2014 8:22:21 PM

    Reviewer: DrJ, 55-64 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:
    This medication was very easy to administer. It was worth taking because it worked BUT the side effects were BAD. I had very bad anemia that started shortly after starting treatment. I had to begin treatment for the anemia and stay on it until a month after I stopped taking interferon. Due to the anemia I also had tachycardia with even the mildest exertion. Walking more than 50 - 75 feet would ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    10/16/2011 2:11:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This treatment was the most difficult thing I hae ever experienced,but gratefully it is undetectable in my blood since the 1st month. I now have mrsa from the injections sites it has been a nightmare ad I felt like killing myself the last 2 months had to stop the last month just had blood work and still undetctable. But now I;m sick with mrsa another month sick

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    9/21/2011 4:52:13 PM

    Reviewer: shesabr10dr@sbcglobal.net, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    sick from first week, by week 3 was better.week 5 Iswelling on one side of face contacted my Dr. he took me off the meds immediately. I ask what was our next step he said there was nothing else he could do and that I would get cirrosis.I would not accept this because 6 weeks later I had the swelling so I made my PCP refure me to an allergist,she also thinks it's not a reaction I contacted the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    7/1/2011 9:33:48 PM

    Reviewer: vdevine69, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    the first week and a half was a piece of cake! Getting into the 3rd week is when I really started get sick from rashes, boles, major headaches, could'nt sleep what so ever. ended up in the hospital with a 103.8 temp. Because your skin dries out so bad (and I was putting mositerizers on all the time) it plugs up you hair particle pore so my body is very infected but not with Hep C. I am now tak ... Show Full Comment

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