Ribavirin inhalation

Common Questions and Answers about Ribavirin inhalation

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Avatar f tn This was shown in a retrospective analysis of a large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in which patients who achieved RVR had an SVR rate of approximately 90% regardless of whether they received peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, standard interferon and ribavirin, or peginterferon alfa monotherapy. In addition, the likelihood of SVR patients with genotype 1 infection who achieve an RVR does not appear to be affected by shortening the duration or reducing the dose of ribavirin.
Avatar n tn my daughter recieved ribavirin in inhalation form twenty years ago and has had oral sores for the last four years. has this been reported as a side affect.
Avatar m tn You started two days before your shot? I'm not sure how many people on here have just taken those two drugs who might be able to share. It actually takes a while to find the side effects of oral Ribavarin that's not the inhalation route or listings that are not lumped together with peginterferon or interferon: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/mono-2279-RIBAVIRIN+CAPSULE+-+ORAL.aspx?
Avatar f tn It is with Merck and one pill a day. No ribavirin. So far no side effects except being fatigued but that is nothing new. Last liver biopsy was done in 2005 and it showed fibrosis stage 2. Have not had another one but am told by my doctor that according to my blood work markers (this is a very vague way to tell exactly where your liver is at) I am beginning cirrhosis. I had a CT-Scan prior to clinical trial. It showed that my liver was normal in size and no cysts.
Avatar n tn can anyone tell me if they ever got ativan,I was at drs office told him I felt hyper after my shot and was restless all week end, I am taken paxil and he gave me this ativan said it will relax me has any one tried this md any advice appriciated.
Avatar f tn I'm afraid the new meds (sofosbuvir and whatever else they're developing) will be too expensive when they finally get approved by the FDA and are available. I've decided to go with the standard 24-week interferon/ribavirin treatment. I hope it works.
Avatar m tn He is Genotype 3. Currently Genotype 3 is treated with Interferon and Ribavirin. There are some articles linking Hep C to Depression. Depression is more common in people with Hep C, but there could be several reasons for that. "3. Biological Result of HCV – This theory describes the potential for the Hepatitis C virus to negatively affect the central nervous system bringing about depression.
Avatar f tn Because smoked marijuana contains a variety of combustion compounds, it can damage the lungs and possibly the immune system. Several health committees recommended the development of an inhalation device that delivers pure THC -- the active ingredient in marijuana -- to the lungs. Such a device has not yet been created. Smoking marijuana is effective in lowering pressure inside the eyeballs of some patients with glaucoma.
Avatar f tn Also, ozone therapy is not an FDA approved treatment for hepatitis C, only interferon monotherapy along with interferon+ribavirin combo therapy. Plus, if you just think about it, the whole notion of exposing large quantities of your blood to concentrated ozone during a series of relatively brief sessions, is unsound.