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Symptoms experienced so far

Dec 04, 2012 - 0 comments

During treatment of HCV, with beginning dosage of 180MCG Pegasys and 800 mg daily of Ribavirin, I experienced the following:
• hives
• swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
• itchy scalp along with painful scabbing
• purple/ blue painful legs from the hips down
• hoarseness
• difficulty swallowing or breathing
• pain in the stomach or lower back
• confusion
• unusual bleeding or bruising
• vision changes
• fever, chills, and other signs of infection
• depression
• mood changes
• excessive worry
• irritability
• intolerance to cold
• cough
• upset stomach
• heartburn
• loss of appetite
• weight loss
• changes in ability to taste food
• dry mouth
• difficulty concentrating
• difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
• memory loss
• rash
• dry, irritated, or itchy skin
• sweating
• muscle or bone pain
• hair loss
• scaling and peeling of hands and feet
• blistering and weeping skin lesions
• chest pains on left side of the body extending to shoulder
• anemia resulting in frequent blackouts
• dehydration
• Shortness of breath
• Fatigue
• Pale skin color
• Chills
• Rapid heart rate
• Depression


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