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What are the side effects of treatment for hep c with interferon?

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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Mostly

However there can be associated neuropathies and an increase in infections since it effects the immune system.

In brief: Mostly

However there can be associated neuropathies and an increase in infections since it effects the immune system.
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: The major effect of

Interferon is the feeling of achiness and fever sort of like having a viral infection.
Using the so-called pegylated interferon, the side effects are less.

In brief: The major effect of

Interferon is the feeling of achiness and fever sort of like having a viral infection.
Using the so-called pegylated interferon, the side effects are less.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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