3 patient evaluations for Peginterferon alfa 2a

Jan 28, 2010 (Started Nov 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for hepatitis C)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depression with anxiety, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depression with anxiety, depressed mood, depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2009 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hepatitis C)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 mcg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Drink lots of water. It keeps the side effects away.
Side effects: nausea and vomiting

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for hepatitis B)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair loss, fever, dry skin, thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), neutropenia (low neutrophils)

  • 0 helpful marks
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