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Managing Side Effects Facts
The medicines to treat hepatitis C can cause many side effects. Some of the more common side effects and ways to manage them are listed in this fact sheet.
Side Effects: Diarrhea Facts
A common side effect of hepatitis C treatment is diarrhea. Diarrhea can be a serious condition. There are many things you can do to manage diarrhea. Try the simple steps listed here.
Side Effects: Fatigue Facts
The newer medicines to treat HCV have fewer side effects than those from earlier medications. A common side effect of the new medications is feeling tired, called fatigue. It is also a common symptom of hep C. Try These Simple Steps.
Side Effects: Headache Facts
Mild to moderate headaches are one of the most common side effects of the new medications. They are is also a common symptom of hepatitis C. If you suffer from a headache try these simple tips.
Side Effects: Insomnia Facts
One of the most common side effects from treatment and a symptom of hepatitis C is insomnia or not being able to sleep. Start by talking with your doctor and nurse. Then try these self-help tips.
Side Effects: Rash Facts
Rash is a common side effect or symptom of HCV treatment, but it is not as bad as the rashes from older hepatitis C treatments. The symptoms of rash can be mild dry skin to bad skin rashes that includes bumps and blisters – and they can be very itchy. Try these simple steps.