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7002065 tn?1443073614

Rituximab is the key

Ok:

HC Virus -> body produces B Cells ->Virus gets killed -> Body continues to produce B Cells -> Chronic Fatigue

Solution: MabThera Monoclonal Antibody (Rituximab) to eliminate B Cells and reset immune system.

That's it.

http://www.spektrum.de/news/medikament-bringt-erschoepfungssyndrom-zum-verschwinden/1353694
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317787 tn?1473358451
Hi this is not something one would want to take after being cured of HCV
You can look up the two names and will see what I mean
7002065 tn?1443073614
two names?
317787 tn?1473358451
google HCV and Rituximab
317787 tn?1473358451
Sorry I could not read your link so looked up the medication and HCV
317787 tn?1473358451
There are many articles, here is one talking about reactivation of HCV with Rituximab

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S168411821100257X
1689583 tn?1387752394
That is what they gave my mother after her chemo  therapy to build up her cells . .Unless you have had chemo treatment I doubt it that they give it following hep c treatment .
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Look BehindYou ..... I'd like to read the article but it is in German. Is there a link to a translated version of this article.
1815939 tn?1377991799
Look BehindYou ..... I'd like to read the article but it is in German. Is there a link to a translated version of this article.
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