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    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    12/28/2008 5:03:29 PM

    Reviewer: lucy, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have hep c geno type 1a 40% response rate to drug-I did 8 weeks of treat & viral load was almost undetctable but had to stop due to low blood count & weight-was off treatment 4 wks viral load started to rise fast went back on 4 wks load low again but stopped treatment to change dr's--I guess it is worth it but the side effects-no appetite weight loss-not being able to get out of bed ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    11/18/2008 5:21:53 PM

    Reviewer: j48, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This drug makes me very sick. If I get better it will be worth it.

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    11/3/2008 12:48:39 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    11/2/2008 11:44:21 PM

    Reviewer: John, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Difficult treatment!!! Did 20 weeks last year (2007.) Had to quit due to a staph infection. Viral Load went to undetectable, but was above 10,000,000 in about 6 months. Have now done 44 more weeks of tx and viral load is once again undetectable. I have had just about every side effect possible. Nasty treatment!!! I am hoping this 48 week tx will truly keep the virus undetectable. Could not ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
    5/6/2008 4:39:23 PM

    Reviewer: yunia, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    IJUST WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF i HAVE TO HAVE MORE TREATMENT AFTER 5MONTHS.

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