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... hese drugs. I sort of feel all drugs should be avoided where possible. But the reality is that some drugs do make life more bearable for some people who have had interferon complications from hepC. Embrel may to be one of those drugs. ... (12 replies)
... ut a treatment for thrombocytopenia, the anemia drugs used with the current therapies to counter their effects. Those drugs are currently an injectable, like the interferon itself. ... (12 replies)
... Just got back from Hep dr appt–got car sick on the way home… really feeling BAD today; had diarrhea all afternoon & evening last night, finally got it in control around 11:00p but still could not sleep cause of aching pain & low grade fever. Took non-narcotic Tramadol with 2 Tylenol (as Hep dr has prescribed): did absolutely no good whatsoever… so I took Vicodan around 2:30a,... (12 replies)

... All I can tell you is that I was on tx for 2 yrs. It also took me 3 yrs to finally be able to just start doing some things a normal person can do. I have never heard of a nose problem , yet this tx just shut me down. I had all the side effects of a cancer patient when I was on Interferon/combo the 1st yr & Pegintron combo 2nd yr. I felt like an open wound. I had rashes, sinus... (12 replies)
... I've just returned from my E/N/T Spec after my 2nd visit to get rid of this growth in my left nostril. My GP said it appeared to be a polyp 2 wks ago; I had a polyp in that same nostril-same place in 96 & had it removed before I could have neck surgery. I don't recall much of what I was told at that time by my now-retired E/N/T except the biopsy was benign but this type of... (12 replies)
... these meds. i am starting treatment in a few weeks and really need some help with the decision of meds. my 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)
... I'd like to share with you my experience with regards to pain associated with the virus vs. the pain from the Interferon shots. ... (6 replies)
... I started treating with interferon and riborvirn in April 2000. In april 2001, I was taken off. Now it appears I am no longer in remission. So I have a decision to make. ... (5 replies)
... Overall, I'd have to say this time around I am coping well enough with the side effects of the Interferon and feel very optomistic that I will be able to return to work in the next couple of months, if all goes as well as it has. ... (6 replies)
... I have HepC genotype 1a, was on the combo interferon-pegasus treatment for 2 years.I started out with 1 million viral load, went down to 15,000 toward the end,but after insurance wouldnt pay anymore and treatment stopped my viral load jumped to 26 million.Good Luck my friend.. (9 replies)
Tx or not to Tx?
Nov 30, 2005
... I wanted to tell you about my parents' experiences with this, but I also don't want you to be scared or take what I say too seriously because I am not too informed on everything that is going on. My parents both were diagnosed with chronic Hep C about 5 months ago and started taking Interferon (Pegasus I think?). Before this, my parents were heavy drinkers and my mom's biopsy... (10 replies)
... My husband is on tx right now and had some weird hard thing in his nose for like 2 months. It finally went away but I wonder if it was the same thing and caused from the tx. (12 replies)
... ? Would that be VX-950 ? Will it be used alone ? or in combination with Peg or both ? (12 replies)
... Great for you, Marla. You've certainly paid your dues. It is gratifying to think that it was not for nothing. I didn't pray for you (I guess I was one of the eleven people who didn't get the email), but I'll send you my best, most hearfelt good feelings right now, as I write this. Thanks for letting us know your good news. sean (12 replies)
... It hasn't got a name yet (just a number) and the expected date for an FDA filing is 2006. \ thanbey (12 replies)
... Linda, For those who are considering treatment, there is also a new drug coming soon that is an ORAL thrombocytopenia drug. Currently those drugs are injection only. ? What's the name of it ? any idea how far away ? (12 replies)
... Don't give up all of you. Idid 48 weeks of combo tx alone. My only child was in Iraq. I wanted to give up so many times and I also had all the sides of a cancer patient. The tx is consideres cheomtherapy. I finished tx May 2004 and as of May 2005 I am still negative. I am truly grateful I didn't stop halfway. One thing I was I couldn't see myself starting all over again. I... (12 replies)
... Dearest Linda, I did not mean to ignore your heartfelt response - thank you so much for sharing your situation with me. I REALLY mean it when I say I am truly sorry for all your pain and suffering. There is no way for us to know how we are going to fair when beginning this treatment; and, even though we hope for the best, sometimes things go wrong and we are left with more... (12 replies)
... I haven't heard of a program like that, but it is worth asking about. thanks. thanbey (5 replies)
... THanbey, Shouldnt she give the pegasus meds back to her pharmacy, and tell her ins co, so the pharm can destroy it and her ins get credited back for it? ... (5 replies)

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