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Post side effects of using riba/peg

Has anyone encountered side effects after usage of Ribavirin / Interferon Combination Therapy.

I completed my treatments 8 weeks ago and I have encounter muscle and joint pain and believe my immune system might be suppressed. My lower lip on one side was swollen 3 times its size New Years Eve morning, couldn’t be a food allergy I never had anything to eat yet.

I have searched this site and others and haven't found much info regarding the usage of these drugs short or long term, any info would be much appreciated.

Happy New years!
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It's hard for me to say for sure whether my aches and issues were a result of the meds or just my body rebuilding itself, but I did feel joint pain and fatigue for about 3 months post tx.  It's been 4 years now, and even though I didn't clear, I still feel pretty good...minus a little fatigue from time to time.

Hope things pass for you soon.
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See "Members Comment on Side Effects of the Treatment Drugs During & After Treatment" on Med Help's "Health Pages". Link below:

http://www.medhelp.org/health_pages/Hepatitis/Members-Comment-on-Side-Effects-of-the-Treatment-Drugs-During--After-Treatment-/show/530?cid=64
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