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Peg-intron / ribavirin treatment side effects?

Many. The side effects are too many to list here but some of the more common ones (occur in >10% of patients) are fever, fatigue, headache, insomnia, depression, emotional lability, rash, nausea, diarrhea, weight loss, anemia, muscle aches, joint pains, flu-like syndrome and injection site reations. Read more...

Will I be able to drink alcohol while taking the medications ribavirin and peg intron (peginterferon alfa 2b)?

Not recommended. Ribavirin must be used together with a Peg-Intron to treat chronic hepatitis C. Do not drink alcohol while taking ribavirin. Alcohol can increase the risk of damage to your liver. Hope it makes sense? Read more...