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Starting triple treatment!

Dear friends! Finally I am starting treatment next week. Had few questions which I would appreciate help with.

1. On the first day of treatment, is it ok to start with sovaldi and ribavirin in the morning and intereferon in the evening?

2. Is paracetamol ok to take for management of flu caused by interferon? Or should it be panadol as my doc said?
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766573 tn?1365170066
Hey Congrats :)
I thought Panadol & Paracetamol were the same thing. In the US it's called acetaminophen.

Here's a cut and paste from good ol' Wiki
Panadol is one of GlaxoSmithKline's trade names for paracetamol (INN) (/ˌpærəˈsiːtəmɒl/ or /ˌpærəˈsɛtəmɒl/) or acetaminophen.

One thing to remember is that the day you inject your Interferon will (ideally) be the same day you inject through out treatment. Some people like to inject on a Friday so they have the weekend to 'recover' if that makes sense.
317787 tn?1473362051
Hey there! Congratulations on starting tx.
Keep in touch.  If you have any questions please ask, many helpful people here.
Take Care, Dee

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