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Ribavirin (Ribavirin) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Ribavirin reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Ribavirin has an overall score of 10. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 4. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Ribavirin review by 48 year old male patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Hepatitis C
Dosage & duration:   1200 (dosage frequency: three times a day) for the period of Still recieving dosages
Other conditions:   None
Other drugs taken:   Pegasis-interferon
Reported Results
Benefits:   I am in my 5th week of treatment, and my liver enzymes did come down to normal, but I will see Dr. on 12th to find out if viral load came down.
Side effects:   Some days are better than others.Muscle aches, basically all the flu virus symtoms, plus afeww more.
Comments:   I take the ribavirin three times a day ,which equals 1200 MG. I also,give my self a sub-cu shot with the interferon, in either the right or left stomach or thigh muscles, this can bring on the chills extreme fatigue, and some other side effects it really sucks.

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