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LanaiSurferGirl wrote:

if you visit each drug's website there is a list of drugs that are contraindicated for use while you are taking that particular drug. I always check because most doc's won't take the time to do it for you....always look out for yourself on this :)


Thanks that I usually do but he just said specifically "no you do not have to even check" so I figured he probably did. It's ok I think hindsights 20-20.

God bless,

Mike



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Diagnosed in 2008. Geno 1a. 6 month treatment of Incivek. UND at 4 weeks, and have remained that way as of 2 months POST treatment.



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if you visit each drug's website there is a list of drugs that are contraindicated for use while you are taking that particular drug. I always check because most doc's won't take the time to do it for you....always look out for yourself on this :)



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geno 1a, mother & brother also hep c +...mom got a blood transfusion and passed it along. Started tx with incivik 11/23/11 and brother started 2/8/2012. Both of us und. at 4,8,12 and me at 24. I am going 36 wks and brother is going 48 weeks.



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Iris, thinking back he did specifically say he didn't like oral steroids, maybe injections are different I'm not sure.

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Hi Mike, can you just tell them ...these are the drugs I am on, and they are....yadi yadi yadi and yadi, and this is why. They should understand if you come up front with them,...I would hope.

the steroids thingy I never heard of, they gave me cortisone shots in my joints for arthritis ....eeee gads, I this is discouraging news...

I wish youGood luck on the test. Iris



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Hello everyone. I am on my last box of pegasys, and sorry I haven't been on much but I have been busy. Recently I got a job as an EMT and I am going to get drug tested. I don't do drugs and I don't drink at all. Can the drugs we are on (right now it's just riba and peg) cause a false positive? Just wondering. It does make me a little nervous, because it can mess up everything else in your body. I mean I know I can just go to my doctor most likely if it did just wondering.

ALSO part 2 - I got an ear infection. I was perscribed amoxicillin and methylprednisolone (spelling off I'm sure), which is a steroid. I took them because my GP said it's fine and not to even call my doctor because theres not way it can hurt anything. Sooooo my gastro told me steroids increase the multiplication of hep c virus. Learned this after the fact. I KNEW I SHOULD HAVE CALLED. He said not to worry beecause I've been UND for 4 months and my VL is likely 0 and you can't multiply by 0. I'm not sweating it too much because he kind of laughed it off because my other doc messed up but he said realistically it probably didn't do anything. Just letting you all know if you get steroids check with your doctor. Like I said, I'm not that worried but if (dont even want to say it) my VL goes back up I'm gonna lose it. Not that you can't argue that it wasn't in part my fault, but just beacuse I was cruising good.

God bless,

Mike



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Thanks for that info. I never took steroids, but I'm sure that is a good thing for all of us to know. :) Congrats with UND !!!



-- Edited by Tio on Friday 17th of February 2012 01:44:42 AM

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