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Pegasys Question
Mar 2, 2004
... Well, there are many here more qualified to answer on the side effects of Pegasys than am I, but I can confirm your suspicion that it ain't "like water." Pegasys has been shown in some studies to have somewhat lesser side effects than other interferons, but only somewhat. ... (7 replies)
Feb 7, 2003
... now smoking while doing any treatment, is of course ridiculess, some Docs in this Pegasys programs may not even listen to you if you smoke and want to go on treatment. ... (2 replies)
... For this two attributes is Pegasys better. ... (8 replies)

... never once stress the importance of not smoking, or explain to me that smoking damages the liver and it could speed up my progression of liver damage. He only stressed no alchohol. Which was not a concern for me because I don't drink. ... (8 replies)
... My opinion is that Pegasys is the better of the two, but that guarantees nothing in terms of results or side effects. ... (8 replies)
Pegasys Shot #3
Feb 11, 2003
... eks to function, it feels like full blown crippling rheumatism and that has happened every winter for ten years, well except this one since I have been taken the Pegasys combo. ... (4 replies)
... side to all of this is the pegasys is helping my HIV!!! ... (4 replies)
... and stop smoking. I normally only eat one time a day and rarely snack. I have learned that is not good for my liver. The biggy that shocked me was to learn that smoking could actully cause liver fibrosis. I have smoked for approx. 35 years. ... (8 replies)
... But now that I have learned that smoking damages the liver, I'm not so sure it was that long. I am working hard to quit smoking! ... (8 replies)
... Hey Cathy...Sounds like you are doing great! Yeah the smoking thing surprised me also as I never knew that it could progress liver damage. ... (8 replies)
... Just QUIT SMOKING, like Thanbey recommends, you need all your eggs in one basket and smoking will make the side effects of TX that much worse because it will make your liver work harder. ... (9 replies)
... Sides by Pegasys were MUCH LOWER! I felt tired, sometimes headache, but I was able to work all the time. From my point of view, sides by Pegasys are not comparable with sides by plain Interferon. ... (5 replies)
Oct 15, 2002
... The major difference between the two pegs is that the Pegasys has a much better profile in clinical trials of repairing damage to the liver. There have been documented reversal of damage with the Pegasys. ... (29 replies)
... I suspect your freinds endured the older straight interferon treatments that were much harsher and not as effective as say the newer improved Pegasys or Pegetron treatments. ... (11 replies)
... on one of your quesions, the huge majority of people will not just wake up one morning feeling like a dragon fell on them, HCV is a very slow progressing virus, smoking and drinking alcohol seems to speed it up the most, but again taking care of yourself you may never feel any ill effects other than simple flu like symtoms. ... (3 replies)
... fog" which some may confuse for an high, I also feel nothing for side effects yet, but am only in my first week, I also feel like I have had to much coffee while smoking lots? ... (12 replies)
... AND new data is showing that Pegasys can reverse the damage up to one stage. At this point if a person can undergo treatment, they really should consider it. ... (1 replies)
New ly dignosed
Aug 11, 2002
... I can find out about this dragon helps over come some of these helpless feelings. I was put on Wellbutrin SR to help with the depression and suppose to help curb smoking which we all know is hard on the liver. I wish I had some magic words for you now but it will get better but hey, a type 3a is good news. ... (10 replies)
... AND new data is showing that Pegasys can reverse the damage up to one stage. At this point if a person can undergo treatment, they really should consider it. ... (12 replies)
... not smoking or drinking alcohol, etc, all have a huge part in those effects and do help to lower your viral load. ... (3 replies)

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