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Dr. Erik Voogd
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Rebetol (Overview)

Rebetol is an antiparasite agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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What do you think of the hepatitis C treatment {pegasys & rebetol}?

What do you think of the hepatitis C treatment {pegasys & rebetol}?

Not only Rx: Peg-interferon and Ribavirin are the standard treatment for hepatitis c unless you have genotype 1 where addition of a pi such as Incivek can improve response rates and shorten treatment course. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Voogd
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Rebetol (Overview)

Rebetol is an antiparasite agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Can ribavirin cause side effects?

Can ribavirin cause side effects?

Yes: The full list of side effects of Ribavirin is very long. A few of the most common side effects are anemia, fever and emotional lability. ...Read more

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Who should not use Rebetol?

Rebetol: See the many contraindications at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=04d2b6f4-bd9b-4871-9527-92c81aa2d4d0

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How effective is ribavirin (Rebetol) for treating hepatitis C?

How effective is ribavirin (Rebetol) for treating hepatitis C?

Rebetol: Rebetol is beneficial in the treatment of hepatitis C & is used together with an interferon medication. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the hepatitis C treatment {pegasys & rebetol}?

Can you tell me about the hepatitis C treatment {pegasys & rebetol}?

AVOID: Yes. Avoid anyone recommending such treatment in 2014. This is outdated, not very effective, and CURE is now possible in nearly 100% of the cases with the more appropriate medications available today. Please get to a Hep C treater/specialist for the best outcome. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Voogd
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Ribavirin (Definition)

Ribavirin is an antiparasite agent which is a kind ...Read more