A 30-year-old member asked:
can depression come from copegus (ribavirin)?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Haupt answered
49 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Copegus (ribavirin) is usually given with Pegasys (peg interferon) to treat tough illness, and they are tough meds with tough side effects, but they often work. Depression doesoccur during treatment, usually more the chemical kind which responds better to medicine. I've seen a couple of people going through interferon treatment (older varieties; both did well with wellbutrin, (bupropion) but ask your own doc.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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