Side effects of therapy and how to deal with them

For drugs peginterferon / ribavirin characterized by flu-like symptoms: weakness, irritability, nausea, headache, fever, joint and muscle pain. Changes in blood parameters such as neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia. Some patients taking these drugs may develop depression.

Almost all DAA drugs included in the treatment regimens of hepatitis C virus are characterized by the following side effects, expressed in varying degrees of intensity: dizziness, headaches, diarrhea, nausea, fatigue and weakness.

Taking drugs should be under the supervision of a doctor, and all side effects are registered. In any case, you can not give up taking drugs because of the side effects of therapy. To eliminate the side symptoms, treatment may be prescribed. Pain syndrome is stopped by taking painkillers. Depending on the stage of anemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, the attending physician may prescribe specialized treatment.

If you experience depression, it is recommended to consult a psychologist.