Bad effects of copegus (ribavirin) treatment and liver enzyme levels?

Hep C and ribavirin. This drug is for combination treatment of hepatitis c. Copegus (ribavirin) alone is not effective for the treatment of chronic hepatitis c virus infection.The main toxicity is hemolytic anemia, which may result in worsening of cardiac disease, heart attacks. Your doctor will test your blood for liver enzyme levels, virus load and other things.

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Will copegus (ribavirin) treatment increase liver enzyme levels?

Copegus/liver enzyme. Some people may get worsening of liver functions including elevation of enzymes, bilirubin, brown urine and yellow eyes and medication has to be stopped immediately. Read more...