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A 45-year-old female asked:

I have hep c, genotype 1 and take enbrel (etanercept) for my ra. is the chance of worsening ra symptoms the only reason not to use peg-interferon treatment?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Peg-Interferon Rx: Prolonged treatment with interferon Alpha and peginterferon induces rheumatoid arthritis syndrome and erythema nodosum. It could worsen existing RA symptoms.

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