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Thinning Hair With Combination Therapy for Hepatitis C - Will I Have Side Effects From Combination Therapy?

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  • Thinning Hair With Combination Therapy for Hepatitis C
    Taking peginterferon as treatment for hepatitis C may contribute to thinning hair. This eMedTV Web page explores this potential side effect of combination therapy, and offers tips -- such as using baby shampoo -- for dealing with thinning hair.
  • Too Busy to Remember (Combination Therapy)
    This video clip explains the importance of taking your medication as prescribed.
  • Traveling With Your Medications
    This video clip talks about staying on your medication schedule when you're not at home.
  • Traveling With Your Medications (Combination Therapy)
    This video clip talks about staying on your medication schedule when you're not at home.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C
    Peginterferon, either taken alone or as part of combination therapy, is a common hepatitis C treatment. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at treatment options for this condition, including the factors that can affect a person's chance of success.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- Daily Routine
    This video clip offers helpful tips on setting up a routine for taking your medicine.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- Dealing With Side Effects
    This video explores the likelihood of developing side effects during hepatitis C treatment.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- I Feel Depressed or Hopeless
    This video explains what you should do if you feel depressed during combination therapy.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- Importance of Following the Treatment Plan
    This video explains how important it is to be adherent to the treatment program.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- Medications and Travel
    This video clip talks about staying on your medication schedule when you're not at home.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C -- Weekend Planning
    This video explains how planning ahead for the weekend can help you stick with your treatment plan.
  • Treatment Timeline (Hepatitis C)
    The treatment timeline for hepatitis C consists of different stages, which this media clip explains.
  • Types of the Hepatitis C Virus
    Types of the Hepatitis C Virus
  • VICTRELIS
    As a protease inhibitor, VICTRELIS is useful in treating chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this medication, including information on side effects, safety warnings, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • VICTRELIS and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of VICTRELIS (boceprevir) does not recommend breastfeeding while taking the medication. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this topic, including the results of animal studies of whether VICTRELIS passes through breast milk.
  • VICTRELIS and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant, you should avoid VICTRELIS (boceprevir). This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at why this drug should not be taken during pregnancy, including some of the problems that might occur.
  • VICTRELIS Dosage
    VICTRELIS comes in the form of a capsule and is usually taken three times a day. This eMedTV resource offers in-depth dosing guidelines for VICTRELIS, explaining how long treatment lasts, how to get the most out of each dose, and more.
  • VICTRELIS Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic drug information on VICTRELIS, a protease inhibitor used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. This article tells you what you need to know about taking this product and provides a link to more details.
  • VICTRELIS Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, rifabutin, and desipramine are a few of the drugs that can cause interactions with VICTRELIS. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that can interfere with this product and describes the complications that can occur.
  • VICTRELIS Overdose
    If you take too much VICTRELIS (boceprevir), seek immediate medical attention. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers details on what to expect with an overdose of this medication, including treatment options that may be used.
  • VICTRELIS Side Effects
    Fatigue, chills, hair loss, and nausea are commonly reported VICTRELIS side effects. This eMedTV page offers an expanded list of side effects that may occur while taking this protease inhibitor, including serious problems requiring prompt medical care.
  • VICTRELIS Uses
    VICTRELIS is prescribed for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. This segment of the eMedTV site talks about the uses of VICTRELIS in more detail, including information on whether the drug can be given to children and older adults.
  • VICTRELIS Warnings and Precautions
    VICTRELIS has the potential to cause blood cell problems, such as anemia. This page from the eMedTV site provides more warnings and precautions for VICTRELIS, including what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Victrellis
    If you have hepatitis C, your healthcare provider may recommend VICTRELIS. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this medication and provides a link to more details. Victrellis is a common misspelling of VICTRELIS.
  • Weekend Planning (Combination Therapy)
    This video explains how planning ahead for the weekend can help you stick with your treatment plan.
  • Weight Loss With Combination Therapy for Hepatitis C
    Weight loss can occur in people who are taking combination therapy for hepatitis C. This page on the eMedTV site discusses ways to combat weight loss, including the use of nutritional drinks and eating smaller and more frequent meals.
  • What Do the Terms Relapse and Nonresponse Mean With Hepatitis C?
    If you have hepatitis C, you may have heard the terms relapse and nonresponse. This page of the eMedTV site explains what these terms mean and how they relate to the presence of the hepatitis C virus in your bloodstream.
  • What Happens If I Miss an Injection?
    This multimedia clip explains what to do if you miss an injection.
  • What if I Miss an Injection of Peginterferon?
    This video clip explains what to do if you miss one of your injections.
  • What Is a High/Low Viral Load in a Hepatitis C Test?
    Have you been told your hepatitis C test showed a low or high viral load and don't know what this means? This eMedTV Web page has the answer. It explains in detail what these terms mean and how they relate to your treatment plan and possible prognosis.
  • What Is Adherence?
    As this video explains, adherence means following your healthcare provider's instructions for taking a medication.
  • What is PegIntron?
    PegIntron is prescribed to help the body fight the hepatitis C virus. This eMedTV Web selection further discusses what PegIntron is, how it works, and possible side effects that may occur. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • What Medications Are Used in Hepatitis C Combination Therapy?
    This multimedia clip shows which drugs are used in hepatitis C combination therapy.
  • What Tests Are Done for Hepatitis C?
    This eMedTV resource describes in detail the primary tests doctors use to test for hepatitis C. It also briefly explains what the results mean and why it's not a good idea to skip the screening test.
  • When Will Combination Therapy Take Effect?
    This multimedia clip explains how long it takes before combination therapy takes effect.
  • Who Cannot Use Combination Therapy?
    This multimedia clip offers information on who should not use combination therapy.
  • Who Cannot Use Combination Therapy?
    This multimedia clip offers information on who should not use combination therapy.
  • Who Cannot Use Peg- Intron Combination Therapy
    This video clip explains why certain people cannot use the therapy.
  • Will I Have Side Effects From Combination Therapy?
    This clip discusses the possibility of developing side effects during combination therapy.
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