Common side effects include insomnia and headache. Serious side effects include hypersensitivity reactions and abnormal liver function in participants co-infected with hepatitis B or C.
Co-administration of HIV or hepatitis C protease inhibitors with certain statins can increase the risk of myopathy/rhabdomyolysis.
Another important red flag is a medical history of chronic hepatitis C, the vast majority of which is acquired through drug abuse.
The first rapid blood test for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus for individuals 15 years and older.
In addition, other conditions should prompt a discussion about the need to abstain from alcohol, including pregnancy, an alcohol use disorder, poorly controlled hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease (including hepatitis
and 7 in 1980 and 2008; meningococcus A, C, Y, W-135 and hepatitis B in 1981; oral typhoid in 1989; Japanese encephalitis in 1992 and 2009; and hepatitis A in
hospital in 2007-2009, some of whom have subsequently tested positive for hepatitis C.
Dr. Bentson then ordered a Tylenol level, salicylate level, blood alcohol and acute hepatitis panel for viruses A, B and C, as well as a serum iron and iron binding capacity; ... She had checked him out as “possible chronic hepatitis, perhaps an
A 53-year-old man with hepatitis C and cirrhosis comes for a follow-up office visit. ... He now attends weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Complications of the hepatitis C and cirrhosis have included ascites and encephalopathy, both of which are
Patients who are on this combination should be closely monitored for hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment response and for potential HCV and HIV virologic rebound.