" ...count is currently low at about 88. My doctor is considering putting me on Ribavirin for a month in order to build up my count to over 100 and then begin the Pegylated Interferon treatment.\... "
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Common Hep C treatments discussed around the web
Ribavirin 3,617 Pegasys 1,369 Sovaldi 1,159
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Hep C & Low platelets
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" ...count is currently low at about 88. My doctor is considering putting me on Ribavirin for a month in order to build up my count to over 100 and then begin the Pegylated Interferon... "
" ...with hep c. I ...university hospital. I feel good but got diagnosed with cirohsis and platelets too low to get treatment. I'm 43. they said new study coming out for low platelets. I work... "
" complications of interferon treatment My daughter was treated with interferon and ribavirin in 1999 for 48 weeks for Hepatitis C. She is now having problems with ITP and low platelets . She just had... "
" Hepatitis C infection. Blood test shows ...of enlarged spleen. Treatment? I am a 57-year-old female. I have been testing for low platelets and low white ...I was just diagnosed with Hep C , alth... "
" ...a transplant but the Hep c has cause stage 3-4 scaring on my new liver. With my new liver giving out I have been given the choice to try combo treatment using eltrombopag to elevate my platelets... "
" ...of low platelets and my docs dont want to start tx again at least for now.I also asked about nuemega with no results.They told me there were too many side effects.So I,m just ...had cleared the ... "
" ...week plus 800 mg. ribavirin. The sides were rough. Second round was Pegintron at reduced dose and 800 mg. ribavirin and the sides were quite bad, maybe worse than the regular interferon . This time... "
" ...FOR HEP C AND LOW PLATELETS Are there any supplements, ...liver in combating hep c and to ...ribiviran without success. Also can you comment on any kind of alternative treatment for Hep C... "
" ...3 treatments with interferon and ribavirin, without rezults; now I have also hepatitis autoimune with antibody LKM 1, and my viremia persists I have thrombocytopenia and great bilirubinemia (only... "
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