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Post Info TOPIC: Potential link between chronic HCV and depression


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Never took a anti depressant before Tx. I will admit that adding 7 mg of Lexapro before starting Tx was a good move. I can't imagine how I'd feel at times without it. IMHO it's a must along with psyc. Follow ups.

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25 yrs HepC. type 1a geno. 6mill viral load,3.5 out of a 4 liver biop.started Sept.19, 2012,Tx.Rib.,Incivek, Peg,4wk. Vl 61,undetected @12 wks,undetec.Wk 24



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Potential link between chronic HCV and depression

BOSTON - Patients with chronic hepatitis C may be at greater risk for depression, according to data presented at The Liver Meeting 2012.

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http://www.hepctrust.org.uk/News_Resources/news/2012/December/Potential+link+between+chronic+HCV+and+depression



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Jill 

(71 yo, lives in UK)

Was Gen 3a, 

24wks Peg Ifn/Riba, Sep 2010 - Mch 2011

UND @ Wk.4, UND @ EOT, 

SVR Nov 2011 --> Still UND @ EOT + 4 yrs.

 

 

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