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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 29
   Posted 5/26/2006 7:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all
I took my 2nd shot on Tuesday and I am very jittery. I find that my body twitches every once in a while. It is an uncomfortable feeling. Anyone else experienced this?
Anything I can do about it?

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Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 91
   Posted 5/26/2006 9:56 AM (GMT -6)   


I've seemed to experience a little bit of everything so far. the tremors I seem to get at night and I take my klonopin and it goes away.  I'm now having eye pain and hand pain....and I'm more tired a full day at work and a lot of stuff going on at home.....but I did go for my appointment and I was told I'm cleared and my liver is normal, but still not cured, I still have 10 more shots.....

I would expect a few more things but I think the fatigue is the worse for me so far.
keep in touch

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Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 12014
   Posted 5/26/2006 8:19 PM (GMT -6)   

Eileen, I would think the fatigue would lessen now that you are cleared of the virus.  I guess that must be from the treatment, yes?



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Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 91
   Posted 5/27/2006 5:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Connie,
yes, the pills that I take daily rib-a-pak has made my white blood count go down which is normal but they need to watch it. I just found out that the shot stays in your system for 54 hours for the pegintron and 75 hours for the pegasys
hugs, eileen

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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 605
   Posted 5/27/2006 8:58 PM (GMT -6)   
rick has all kinds of strange side affects of the pegintron,,,twitches,hands shaky,pain in odd places,headaches,ect,,,and it seems each week is a lil different from the last. he has another 3 weeks left on the treatments,if the hep has been cleared,which we find out the second week of june,,he also started losing his hair,,,,lots of it,the last month or so,,,,,,good thing he had a head full when he started,,:) good luck bever
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