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Side Effects and Combination Therapy

Clip Number: 17 of 22
Presentation: Hepatitis C Follow-up Motivation --36 Weeks Treatment
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(Patient 1:) "What about these side effects? Sometimes they make me feel so bad that I don't want to take my medicines."
(Patient 2:) "Side effects -- you name it, I've had it. Take it from me, you can do it. With the help of my doctor and healthcare team, I was able to get through the first few doses of treatment, and things gradually got better. Hang in there and talk about how you're feeling. There may be something that can be done to help you get through these side effects."
You will most likely experience some side effects while on this treatment -- so don't be surprised. Be sure to report any side effects to your healthcare provider; some of them are treatable and can be managed to help you feel better. For some side effects, you may need to take additional medications, for others you may need to take a lower dose of your treatment medicines. So it's important to always let your healthcare provider know how you're doing.
 

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