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... I also have HepC and will start peg interfuron injections 2/5/02. Is this the "new interfuron" you refer to? If so I would like to keep in touch as to your reactions? I will advise as to mine. Sincerely, Steve Wilson ------------------ Steve Wilson Do not put off-board contact information in your posts or profiles. Thank you!

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... t used interfuron. Had to give myself shots 3 times a week. Six months after treatment my dr told me I had relapsed. I then went into a study around 1998 with interfuron and ribavirin. Again it was taking the shots 3 times a week. I was still working and I couldn't do both the treatment and work. ... (11 replies)
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Jan 29, 2007
... others have plenty. I think it was Jessy28 who said that she had been taking partial shots and really didn't feel anything. I noticed that for me it wasn't the interfuron that bothered was the combination. When I was on just interfuron in the early 90's I had no problem at all. ... (12 replies)

... some type of interfuron and viralyn, I think, will find out for sure next week. ... (3 replies)
... treatment that i was on i had many side effects, flu symptoms,extremely bad migraines, depression. However if he has the right genotype of hep c interfuron can work wonders. the months of treatment and side effects are nothing compared to having a viral load of 9. ... (11 replies)
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Jan 23, 2007
... wow.. you are one tuff dude..hang in there bro. (12 replies)
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Jan 23, 2007
... drug use which stopped approx 20 years ago. My liver biopsy showed some fibrosis. My first experience with treatment was about 13 years ago when you just used interfuron 3 times a week. I don't remember if I did it for 6 mos or 1 yr. Relapsed immediatly after I was done with treatment. ... (12 replies)
... I have hep c and found out a few years back. My viral count was 2.8mil and liver biopsy level 2 so I went on pegalated interfuron and riboviron for approximately 1 year. ... (3 replies)
... My mother is 56 yrs. old, and will be starting the interfuron sometime in February. Can someone tell me what to expect, as to how this may effect her? ... (1 replies)
Hey all
Sep 7, 2003
... just wanted to let yall know that my biopsy and more blood work wont be done till november the doc says i have to be off alchohol for 6 months before he can start treatment so he scheduled the rest of my bloodwork and biopsy for nov 3 he said my enzymes are 3 times higher than normal he said i can probbly use the pegelated interfuron and warned me of all the sides and all im... (1 replies)
Mom has Hep C :(
Jul 18, 2002
... She has been on the interfuron for 10 months. ... (13 replies)
Aug 13, 2011
... been on interfuron aprox. 6 mths. I cant believe how bad i feel. All I do is rest.Its gotten much worse now that im on another injection neupogenfor low white blood cells. ... (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)
... I had my biopsy done yesterday. I'll get the results Monday. My liver enzymes continue to test okay and the doctor doesnt want to start treatment. I do. I know interferon is more successful if your liver tests are not good but I want to get it over with. (8 replies)
... Hi bjr, yes, I had a biopsy done. I have mild fibrosis. Stage 2/3 out of 6. My viral load was 740,000. Liver Enzymes when I first started treatment was: alt-119, ast-67. The first week I was on treatment, my liver enzymes went back to normal. At 4 weeks, my viral load was undetectable. My opinion on making treatment successful is...drink lots of water and eat properly. Sugar... (8 replies)
... Thank you gloria. Did you have a biopsy done? (8 replies)
... Hi Bjr, I can only tell you my experience with fatigue. I was very tired before my treatment. After I started treatment, I had more energy. I will be taking my 6th injection on Saturday. I blamed the tiredness on my job and getting older. Now that I look back, I think it was due to the hep c. I know a lot of people have fatigue with the treatment, but I actually feel better.... (8 replies)
... Is there anything that can be done to help with the extreme fatigue I am experiencing. I have not started treatment yet and I am scared that if I'm this fatigued already I'm going to be in trouble when I do. Also my liver tests are comming back normal and my doctor doesnt want to start treatment untill they come back abnormal. I currently dont have insurance and I think that... (8 replies)
... No, if the treatment is successful and there is a sustained response 6 months post-therapy (i.e. at that time there is no detectable virus in the blood) then it is not transmissible to others. What other questions do you have? I can probably answer them in layperson's terms. (8 replies)

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