Hepatitis

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Hepatitis, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Hepatitis Overview

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver tissue.[5][3] Some people or animals with hepatitis have no symptoms, whereas others develop yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice), poor appetite, vomiting, tiredness, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.[1][2] Hepatitis is acute if it resolves within six months, and chronic if it lasts longer than six months.[1][6] Acute hepatitis can re...

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Epclusa side effects

Hello. I am 16 months post epclusa and feel worse than when I started. I was a server for over 40 years. Full of energy. Then hep c happened. I had epclysa for 12 weeks. Now I am in bed most of the tune from no energy. My ears are ringing. I feel deflated. Anyone else feel like this? My hep c nurse waived off my complaints. ## Hi Kathleen, I really feel for you, I finished Epclusa a year ago and like you I've had so many side effects l can hardly walk most afternoons due to leg joint pain. I get exhausted so easily, nausea, numb toes/fingers; probably a circulation problem. I did not have any of these problems pre-treatment. I've also got Edema on my legs and my stomach is really swollen. I feel so uncomfortable and unbalanced. If I mention this to the hep C liver people they ju...

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Nervous system damage from epclusa

Has anyone experienced severe anxiety, constant crawling feeling in body after epclusa treatment. Its like my brain and body aren't working right anymore? I had terrible side effects. Finished in January, now it's June and feels like I'm still taking the poison. ## Hello, Barbara! How are you? Has there been any change? Those are not normal side effects of this medication according to recent FDA reports. They typical include nausea, dizziness, insomnia, depression, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications? Do you take any supplements? Do you drink a lot of sugary, or caffeinated beverages? ## Yes I started with hand/arm pain about a month after starting treatment. Now I am three months post treatment and the pain has now been nerve pain in my hands, lower legs, hands, ...

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Long term side effects of Harvoni

I had Harvoni treatment last spring. I am not the same. My nervous system is a wreck. My anxiety problems have increased, depression and lack of motivation. My eyes changed drastically. My thoughts are not focused, I am nervous all the time, can focus or sleep. I had a 2 month migraine. Ringing in the ears is intense. I also was on pigalated interferon and ribivirn, I was pulled off mid treatment because I got so sick. After that treatment, I also had long term side effects. There isn't any back support for post harvoni people, nor are their anyone specializing in the after effect of long term HCV infection, it is NOT just a liver disease, it effects the nervous system and all else. I am at a loss for support with the doctors in my area, none seem to want to do any research and they...

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Epclusa Treatment

Is there anyone out there who has taken Epclusa? I'm fixing to start treatment and would like some feedback. ## When you are starting treatment? Can anyone that's been on this medication chime in? The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including headache, diarrhea, discouragement, loss of appetite, and nausea. ## I finished 3 months in Jan; side effects began to like stick to me by the beginning of the 3rd month; swelling for me n nausea, felt a little addicted too; that could have been the habit of taking it at 11am daily. Yet something just isnt right for me n there is no info from the professionals! I'm doing research as much as I can and making adjustments... ## I am currently 12 weeks into a 24 week epclusa treatment. It’s been really difficult due to ...

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Side effects and lack of transparency Harvoni

As I read the side effects I find myself getting more and more annoyed at big pharma. If you google Gilead and litigation you will see that this drug was pushed though trials and sort of held back side effects. In addition that's not really safe because the people that participated in the trials were very ill. My hepatitis was fortunately stable, as i posted on another thread 2 wks into this and i am going to the doc tomorrow and saying OFF! Of course they cover their arse and do the labs to see if its not anything else. My face is pasty white, i discussed the mood swings i am like a black box warning but alive. its taking every bit of energy to keep my emotions in tact. I DRINK a Gal easy of water, its not the water, its the freaking drug! I think they are either dismissive or don...

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Harvoni side effects for my wife - concerned husband

Hi my wife has just started harvoni - about 9 days or so now - and she is getting swelling in left leg and also feels like there is pressure in her head. Anyone else have anything similar? Thanks ## Hello, Chris! How is your wife doing? Has there been any change? It has been known to cause headaches, according to the FDA, but the edema is unusual. Other typical side effects may include nausea, diarrhea and insomnia. Is the only medication that she is on? She should likely have this checked out by her doctor. ## Hello. I took Harvoni for 12 weeks, 6 months ago. I had the weird pressure in my head also. It continued on and off thru treatment. It was a pressureb headache. It went away soon as I finished the meds. I also have swelling in both my feet and ankles. Its related to me being a 55...

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Swelling of hands

I just looked up this info to see if anyone else was having this post symptom of swelling of hands but there aren't any which is good . My treatment went great. I'm fine . I'm 63 in good shape because I'm in the gym from coaching basketball. No side affeces during treatment I took mine at 6:00 am every day with plenty of water and for three months drunk more water. About to see doctor for post treatment appointment one month after completing meds . ## I'm sorry, but you forgot to list the treatment you underwent. What medication was used, and what condition was being treated? Many medications can cause edema, according to FDA reports, including blood pressure medications, some antidepressants, some anxiety medications, and etc. Far too many to list each one individua...

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Mixing meds with harvoni treatment?

In need of an answer asap. Start" harvoni treatment this Tuesday." Doctor is( taking away Digoxin for heart and changing it to Metoprolol Succinate ER-did take metoprolol tartrate for B/P.) He also wants me to take (liquid Gabapentin in place of my xanax that I have taken for 16 years. Was taking 3-4, 2mg tablets of xanax daily, then I cut back to 1 mg tablets 3-4 tabs daily, which I cut back myself and feel I am ok, and do not want withdrawals, and have to go to work-no choice but also need the Harvoni. Why all of the changes? I don't mind the Metoprolol Succ ER change, but the xanax, yes. ## I checked several databases, and didn't find any interactions listed between Harvoni, and Xanax, however, it is always possible that your doctor is aware of some issue that has not...

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Nasa Flo Nasal Spray

1- kinds of positive effectiveness on pulmonary diseases 2-side effects ## I'm sorry, I am having trouble finding information on this. Where you referring to the product manufactured by NeilMed that is a sinus rinse called NasaFlo? If so, it is just a saline rinse to help clear the sinuses. ## Hi ,I am on my 3rd prescription of anti biotics for what started as small skin irradiation on shin,it's been 14 days now ,it has doubled in size plus infected my dr thinks it's improving I hope so,I also have copd onset asthma,emphasemia I'm 67yrs old ,finished Epclusa treatment 2 yrs ago,IV read recently that flixotide (containing fluticasone proprionate) can cause skin infection s that can take many mths to heal,my dr has me on flixotide twice a day, in my opinion 3 scripts antib...

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Forgive my procrastinating! I want to share with you my great news! I'm Geno type 2, I'm on day 50 of sovadi and ribavirin last week my lab results came back hep c undetectable! We are so thankful... The side effects so far have been minimal! 34 more days to go! That's it so far. Very pleased with my treatment. Peace out to everyone on the journey! ## Wow! That's amazing! Congratulations, and here's to hoping it continues. The typical side effects of Sovaldi, and Ribavirin my include appetite loss, muscle cramping, nausea, skin itching, and irritability. Which ones have you experienced, so far?

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