How important is it to be taking a full ribavirin
dosage late in treatment?
I am male, 39yrs, 140lb, genotype 1a, in week 34 of peg-intron+riba treatment. I started tx with a viral load of 3,000,000IU/m. Viral load tests were undetectable at 12 and 24 weeks (yay!).
However, I have not been tolerating the ribavirin very well - anemia, fatigue, the usual...
My starting riba dosage was 800mg/day, but I have been at that dosage for only a total of 8 weeks (out of 34 weeks so far).