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We've already discussed the importance of adhering to your therapy schedule. People with good adherence stick to their treatment plan by taking their ribavirin pills twice a day, and their peginterferon injection every week.
It's important to take your medicines this way, because skipping doses can hurt your chances of getting rid of the hepatitis C virus.
Most people understand how important it is to be adherent to the treatment program. But, there are still a few things that make it hard for a person to take their medications as directed. In the next few minutes we'll talk about a few of these things, and discuss some ways you can stay on track with your treatment program.
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