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AFTER 26 WEEKS MY CBC HAS GONE FROM GOOD TO 7 THIS MED REALLY MADE ME FEEL SLOW, WEAK, AND LISTLESS NOT WANTING TO GO ANYWHERE OR DO ANYTHING, NO DEPRESSION, BUT A BIT GROUCHIER.IT IS AWFUL BUT IT IS EFFECTIVE APPARENTLY THE VIRUS IS UNDETECTABLE. IHAVE VERY LONG HAIR AND HAVE LOST HALF OF IT SO FAR. VERY DRY SKIN AND NOSE DRINK PLENTY OF WATER BUT DEHYRATE BAD ANYWAY. DIZZY EVERYTIME I SNEEZE. SO...

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kim b - hang in there. no one bothers to tell you that the first treatment is the absolute very worst. this type of chemo works the opposite way, instead of bulding up and getting worse as you go, the first one is the worst and it gets better. you really need someone to talk to that has been through the treatment. ask your doctor for the nearest liver support group - or at the least the name of a ...

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PATEL0804 | 25-34 | Male | On medication for 6 months to less than 1 year | Caregiver
8/1/2009
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
Overall rating 4.7
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I HAVE BEEN ON THIS MEDICINE FOR 48 WEEKS AND HAVE A FEW MORE TO GO. HAS A LOT OF SIDE EFFECTS, WEIGHT LOSS, MOOD IMBALANCES, FEVERS, CHILLS, HAIR LOSS AND MANY MORE THAT I HAVE DEALT WITH. BUT IF YOUR ON IT, HANG IN THERE. ITS THE BEST FDA APPROVED TREATMENT WE HAVE FOR HCV. AN MD AND A PATIENT

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HEDRICK | 45-54 | Female | On medication for 6 months to less than 1 year | Patient
2/29/2008
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
Overall rating 4.0
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AFTER 26 WEEKS MY CBC HAS GONE FROM GOOD TO 7 THIS MED REALLY MADE ME FEEL SLOW, WEAK, AND LISTLESS NOT WANTING TO GO ANYWHERE OR DO ANYTHING, NO DEPRESSION, BUT A BIT GROUCHIER.IT IS AWFUL BUT IT IS EFFECTIVE APPARENTLY THE VIRUS IS UNDETECTABLE. IHAVE VERY LONG HAIR AND HAVE LOST HALF OF IT SO FAR. VERY DRY SKIN AND NOSE DRINK PLENTY OF WATER BUT DEHYRATE BAD ANYWAY. DIZZY EVERYTIME I SNEEZE. SOAR THROAT, LOSS OF APPETITE,TROUBLE SLEEPING TOOK ALOT OF ADVIL PM , BLOODY STOOLS ,NOW TAKE TYLENOL PM TO SLEEP.I'M ONLY HALFWAY THROUGH THE TREATMENT TIME HOPE I CAN MAKE ITRead More Read Less

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11/16/2007
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
Overall rating 3.0
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kim b - hang in there. no one bothers to tell you that the first treatment is the absolute very worst. this type of chemo works the opposite way, instead of bulding up and getting worse as you go, the first one is the worst and it gets better. you really need someone to talk to that has been through the treatment. ask your doctor for the nearest liver support group - or at the least the name of a patient that would be willing to talk to you.

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kim b | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
11/12/2007
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
Overall rating 2.3
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one dose only and it has been very bad so far. need something to knock me out at bedtime. i have had to take handfuls of drugs for aches and hot tub 2 times a day. i have cried and had fits of anger.

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