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Ever since I started treatment for hepatitis c, i've been getting terrible coughs. Is this normal?
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: It can be
Ribavirin is known to cause cough as a side effect.
However, your doctor should listen to your lungs to determine if there is any wheezing or signs of pneumonia.

In brief: It can be
Ribavirin is known to cause cough as a side effect.
However, your doctor should listen to your lungs to determine if there is any wheezing or signs of pneumonia.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
The Ribavirin causes a dry cough.
I don't know why. You should have someone listen to your lungs in case this is actually an infection.

In brief: Yes
The Ribavirin causes a dry cough.
I don't know why. You should have someone listen to your lungs in case this is actually an infection.
Dr. Camilla Graham
Dr. Camilla Graham
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