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What could cause Fatigue, Bone And Joint Pain, Brain Mass, Anxiety for a 34-year old woman who takes Ribavirin, Pegasys, Neupogen?





Summary: 8 female patients aged 34 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 34 year old female patient who has Hepatitis C. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Ribavirin has active ingredients of ribavirin. It is often used in hepatitis c. (latest outcomes from Ribavirin 23,577 users)

Pegasys has active ingredients of peginterferon alfa 2a. It is often used in hepatitis c. (latest outcomes from Pegasys 18,872 users)

Neupogen has active ingredients of filgrastim. It is often used in agranulocytosis. (latest outcomes from Neupogen 13,599 users)

What are the conditions

Hepatitis c can be treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek. (latest reports from Hepatitis C 41,356 patients)

What are the symptoms

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fatigue 198,350 patients)

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Bone and joint pain 117,673 patients)

Brain Mass has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Brain Mass 523 patients)

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.(latest reports from Anxiety 197,075 patients)

On Nov, 21, 2014: 8 females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin, Pegasys, Neupogen are studied

Ribavirin, Pegasys, Neupogen outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 30

Gender: female

Conditions: Hepatitis C

Drugs taking:
- Ribavirin (ribavirin): used for 1 - 6 months
- Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a): used for 1 - 6 months
- Neupogen (filgrastim): used for 1 - 6 months

Drug interactions have: most severe fatigue, severe bone and joint pain, moderate liver problems, severe brain mass, severe anxiety

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)4 (50.00% of females aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)
Bone And Joint Pain2 (25.00% of females aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)
Liver Problems2 (25.00% of females aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)
Brain Mass2 (25.00% of females aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)
Anxiety2 (25.00% of females aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Fatigue in Hepatitis C77 (11.49% of females aged 30 (±5) who have Hepatitis c)
Bone And Joint Pain in Hepatitis C16 (2.39% of females aged 30 (±5) who have Hepatitis c)
Liver Problems in Hepatitis C1 (0.15% of females aged 30 (±5) who have Hepatitis c)
Brain Mass in Hepatitis C1 (0.15% of females aged 30 (±5) who have Hepatitis c)
Anxiety in Hepatitis C39 (5.82% of females aged 30 (±5) who have Hepatitis c)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Fatigue in Ribavirin47 (9.33% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin)
Fatigue in Pegasys48 (11.85% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Pegasys)
Fatigue in Neupogen12 (3.45% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Neupogen)
Bone And Joint Pain in Ribavirin18 (3.57% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin)
Bone And Joint Pain in Pegasys9 (2.22% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Pegasys)
Bone And Joint Pain in Neupogen13 (3.74% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Neupogen)
Liver Problems in Ribavirin1 (0.20% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin)
Liver Problems in Pegasys1 (0.25% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Pegasys)
Liver Problems in Neupogen1 (0.29% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Neupogen)
Brain Mass in Ribavirin1 (0.20% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin)
Brain Mass in Pegasys1 (0.25% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Pegasys)
Brain Mass in Neupogen1 (0.29% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Neupogen)
Anxiety in Ribavirin24 (4.76% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Ribavirin)
Anxiety in Pegasys16 (3.95% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Pegasys)
Anxiety in Neupogen4 (1.15% of females aged 30 (±5) who take Neupogen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ribavirin is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Pegasys is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Neupogen is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aNeutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)n/an/an/an/an/aPain
Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)Depression
Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Lymphadenopathy (disease or enlargement of lymph nodes)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
Pyrexia (fever)Headache (pain in head)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Chest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DepressionLip Swelling
PainPalpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Ribavirin and have Fatigue
- support group for people who take Pegasys and have Fatigue
- support group for people who take Neupogen and have Fatigue
- support group for people who take Ribavirin and have Bone And Joint Pain
- support group for people who take Pegasys and have Bone And Joint Pain
- support group for people who take Neupogen and have Bone And Joint Pain
- support group for people who take Ribavirin and have Brain Mass
- support group for people who take Pegasys and have Brain Mass
- support group for people who take Neupogen and have Brain Mass
- support group for people who take Ribavirin and have Anxiety
- support group for people who take Pegasys and have Anxiety
- support group for people who take Neupogen and have Anxiety
- support group for people who have Fatigue and Hepatitis C
- support group for people who have Bone And Joint Pain and Hepatitis C
- support group for people who have Brain Mass and Hepatitis C
- support group for people who have Anxiety and Hepatitis C
- support group for people who have Hepatitis C
- support group for people who have Anxiety
- support group for people who have Bone And Joint Pain
- support group for people who have Brain Mass
- support group for people who have Fatigue
- support group for people who take Neupogen
- support group for people who take Pegasys
- support group for people who take Ribavirin

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