A 40-year-old member asked:
do interferon and ribavirin cause weight changes?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Chad Morse answered
25 years experience Hepatology
Usually weight loss: Most people lose weight while on combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C because of flu-like or gi-related side effects. Interferon can interfere with thyroid function which can be associated with weight gain.
Answered on Feb 19, 2015
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