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Fatigue With Hepatitis C Combination Therapy - HCV Combination Therapy: Who Should Not Use It?

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  • Fatigue With Hepatitis C Combination Therapy
    When taking combination therapy for hepatitis C, it's common to feel fatigue and weakness. This eMedTV resource covers this effect of combination therapy and offers tips for overcoming fatigue, like getting enough rest, exercise, and fluids.
  • Fatigue-- Combination Therapy Side Effects
    This video explains that fatigue is a possible side effect of combination therapy.
  • Flu-like Symptoms -- Combination Therapy Side Effects
    This multimedia clip explains that flu-like symptoms are a possible side effect of combination therapy.
  • Flu-like Symptoms With Hepatitis C Combination Therapy
    People who take combination therapy for their hepatitis C often feel like they have the flu. This part of the eMedTV library discusses these flu-like symptoms (aches, chills, headache, fever) and how to reduce this side effect of combination therapy.
  • Following Your Hepatitis C Treatment Program
    Following your hepatitis C treatment program requires dedication, as it may take months to clear the virus. This eMedTV page explains the role of exercise, hydration, and avoiding harmful substances in following your hepatitis C treatment program.
  • Generic INCIVEK
    At this time, no generic INCIVEK (telaprevir) products are available. This selection from the eMedTV Web archives explains when a generic product might be manufactured and discusses the cost of this hepatitis C medication.
  • Generic Pegasys
    Because Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a) is a "biologic" drug, no generic versions are allowed to be made. This eMedTV page explains why there are no generic biologic products available and discusses when a generic Pegasys might be manufactured.
  • Generic PegIntron
    Certain laws, regulations, and other factors prevent generic PegIntron from being manufactured. This eMedTV Web page explains why a generic version of this drug is not allowed to be made at this time and explores whether these factors will change.
  • Generic VICTRELIS
    As explained in this eMedTV article, there are no generic versions of VICTRELIS (boceprevir) available. This Web page offers details on why this is so and explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Genotype 1 and Hepatitis C Treatment
    It's estimated that up to 50 percent of people with genotype 1 HCV will have a successful response to hepatitis C treatment. This eMedTV resource explores how genotype, as well as viral load and levels of liver damage, can impact hepatitis C treatment.
  • Getting Rid of Used Syringes (Peginterferon)
    This video clip explains how to dispose of used syringes.
  • Giving the Pegasys Injections
    It's important for Pegasys injections to be given at the same time every week. This eMedTV article offers detailed instructions for giving Pegasys injections, including how to prepare the syringe, inject the peginterferon, and dispose of needles.
  • Giving the Peginterferon Injection
    This video offers helpful tips on giving yourself the injection.
  • Hapatitis C
    Hepatitis C, which can be acute or chronic, is an infectious disease that causes liver inflammation. This eMedTV page explains how hepatitis C is spread and explores its treatment options. Hapatitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • HCV Combination Therapy: Who Should Not Use It?
    This eMedTV page covers why HCV combination therapy shouldn't be used by pregnant women or anyone with a recent history of substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, or severe depression. It also lists possible interactions to be aware of.
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