A friend of mine who is going through tx(week12) Geno3 regular SOC ,got a flu shot last week and has become deathly ill from it.Has anybody else on tx had this kind of reaction to a flu shot while on Tx.?? cindy
I took my flu shot around week 8 or 9 I think. I was still on Incivek at that time, and it really made me feel bad. It was the worst I have felt while on treatment and I guess I was sick for around 4 days. I didn't have to go to the doctor or anything, but I did feel really bad. I don't know if it was just the treatment or the flu shot, but it was a rough couple of days. I hope your friend feels better soon.
Never had a reaction to the flu shot and took it twice while on tx for 72 (but I was not on Incivek or Vic) all I know is I felt badly enough that i certainly wouldn't want to have gotten the flu on treatment. However being on antivirals already it might not even matter (still it is advised that since we have a chronic long term disease we do always get the flu shot).
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