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... doc said i can have pegasus over interferon, i am told pegasus is just a form of interferon, this is all new to me, so please bear with me, also is ribiviran or copegus suugested to go along with the pegasus? ... (5 replies)
Copegus?
May 13, 2003
... What is Copegus exactly? ... (5 replies)
... I just had to say Congratulations to you Diana! I cannot imagine the elation you must be feeling after such a hard won battle. Just the thought of achieving an SVR seems like a miracle to me let alone actually doing it. You worked very hard on doing all the right things to make it work for you. Way To GO!!!! I am so very happy for you... Happy, Happy Holiday's, Diann (11 replies)

... my last shot was 3 weeks ago, my last Copegus tablets were 2 weeks ago. ... (11 replies)
Copegs/Pegasys
Dec 4, 2002
... version of Ribavairin, Copegus is said to have a few benefits over Ribavarin, I wonder now that if the 15. ... (0 replies)
Copegus?
May 13, 2003
... Hi Doone- Copegus is used in the pegasys combo, Pegasys/Copegus and is essiencially Rebotrol/Ribavirin, IT is Roche's,- the manufactor of both Pegasys and Copegus, version of the Rebotrol/Ribavirin Be Positive, Be Well,+ ------------------ --Get Outdoors-Enjoy Life----Neil (5 replies)
... Copegus is essentialy Ribavirin which is used with the interferon combo, Copegus is reported available shorty. ... (3 replies)
... Copegus is essentialy Ribavirin which is used with the interferon combo, Copegus is reported available shorty. ... (3 replies)
... Hi there, You may want to check with Roche Patient Assistance Program. Another Hepper gave me the information and I qualified for my meds (Pegasys and Copegus) free. However, they do not pay for any of your tests or other meds. The main meds Pegasys/Copegus are the more expensive and it is a relief for me. Otherwise, I couldn't have started treatments and I do have... (5 replies)
... The reason they didn't try it sooner is that iron supplementation is usually considered to be contraindicated in hep cases, or at least, is approached with great caution. Iron may or may not accelerate fibrosis, and may or may not work against your tx. Erythropoietin other meds to increase red cell count are often tried first, and reduction in dosage of the riba is also often... (9 replies)
... I now have 10 weeks to go on Pegasys/Copegus out of a 48 week treatment. I can't remember my geno type ?? 1a?? (whatever is standard the for U.S.) I am 51, was in the Army in the early 70's, used needles occasionaly (although some think that the air gun shots could have given them Hep C since they never used needles). I was diagnosed when I was 49, had my liver biops I was... (9 replies)
... NY Mom, When I read questions like yours I like to give my story. I do not want to steer anyone away as I am very pro treatment.,and what happened to me is not typical but can happen. My first round of tx was Pegintron/rebitrol combo for 48 weeks. The first 3 months on this was h*** I was sleeping 12-16 hours a day and when I was awake I hurt all over ,especially my bones,... (44 replies)
... Next month, I begin the Pegasys/Copegus treatments for my hep c. I am opting for treatment despite the fact my disease is mild right now (fibrosis 1, grade 2 inflammation). First, I haven't had children yet and don't want to pass this on to them when I do. Second, I don't want my liver to get any worse--better to treat now while the disease is mild. I am young and don't... (4 replies)
... Neil Where DID you go? Northern ON, PQ, YK, or NT/Nunavut? Bears are fun, aren't they? It is interesting how people cling on to the guide thinking you know what to do, but you are sometimes just as scared as them. Probably not you, though. You are inspiring me to get out there again. Home has almost become too comfortable again. (7 replies)
... Hi Susan, Neil is right, its the RBC's that they are monitoring for 10 and below and Procrit would be a solution. I am on 1200mg of Copegus (Ribavirin/Rebetrol all the same). I get blood work on May 2nd also. Ny NP told me to watch for signs of shortness of breath, extreme fatigue (like can't walk a short distance without having to take a break). She also said the... (9 replies)
... copegus and is it true that Copegus is not yet been approved because of the law suit? ... (3 replies)
... injection,"once a week" while taking 6 Copegus Pills,3 in the am and 3 at night.My first week when I took the injection iI had very bad reactions.My temp shot up to 102. ... (0 replies)
... On i don,t no but this is very important you need to see a doctor and tell him everything no==don,t play with this information at all. God Bless ok (1 replies)
... I took ribiviran (copegus) for hep c with interfuron (pegasys) for three days (one shot, about six pills) and have stopped for about a week now bc I want to get pregnant sooner than I thought. My question is I know that they say to wait six months after completing treatment. What about if you didn't? Or like me took it a few days... any women that have gotten pregnant while or... (1 replies)
... If you are swelling up, esp. around the eyes, the first thing that should come to your mind should be your renal/kidney function. The first few symptoms of Acute Renal Failure can be peri-orbital puffiness (i.e. swelling/puffiness around the eyes), high coloured urine, decreased urine output, nausea, dizziness etc etc. If you are taking Cap/Tab. Ribavirin (Rabetol/Copegus).... (8 replies)


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