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Hepatic Failure (5960875-1)
on Nov 10, 2008 Patient from AUSTRALIA , weighting 222.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: hepatic failure. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 150 Mcg;qw;, 12-- Mg;qd;.

Asthenia, Dizziness, Dyspnoea (5891923-5)
Patient was taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: asthenia, dizziness, dyspnoea on Sep 10, 2008 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , 26 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 80 Mcg; 800 Mg;.

Hospitalisation (5888704-5)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 15, 2008 by a Male taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-28 W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf (Dosage: 0.5 Ml; Qw; 1000 Mg; Qd) . Location: AUSTRALIA , weighting 163.1 lb, After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: hospitalisation. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Pain, Hypertension, Vision Blurred (5812212-0)
on Jul 09, 2008 Male from AUSTRALIA , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: chest pain, hypertension, vision blurred. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc, 100 Mg; Qd; Po. Patient was hospitalized.


Multi-organ Failure, Sepsis (5800888-3)
on Jun 25, 2008 Male from AUSTRALIA , 46 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: multi-organ failure, sepsis. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: See Image.

Atrioventricular Block First Degree, Bradycardia, Chest Pain, Hypertension, Vision Blurred (5794622-3)
Patient was taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: atrioventricular block first degree, bradycardia, chest pain, hypertension, vision blurred on Jun 19, 2008 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc, 100 Mg; Qd; Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Multi-organ Failure, Sepsis (5785432-1)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 17, 2008 by a Male taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf (Dosage: ; Po, ; Sc) was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: AUSTRALIA , 46 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: multi-organ failure, sepsis.

Chest Discomfort, Chest Pain, Hypertension, Vision Blurred (5761983-0)
on May 29, 2008 Male from AUSTRALIA , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: chest discomfort, chest pain, hypertension, vision blurred. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc, 100 Mg; Qd; Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Pain, Hypertension, Vision Blurred (5743620-4)
on May 14, 2008 Male from AUSTRALIA , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: chest pain, hypertension, vision blurred. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: 100 Mcg,qw;sc;po. Patient was hospitalized.

Haemoglobin Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, White Blood Cell Count Increased (5622952-4)
Patient was taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interfer. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: haemoglobin abnormal, neutrophil count increased, subarachnoid haemorrhage, white blood cell count increased on Feb 05, 2008 from NEW ZEALAND Additional patient health information: Male , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis
and. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interfer dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc; 800 Mg; Qd; Po.
Associated medications used:
  • Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interfer (100 Mcg; Qw; Sc; 800 Mg; Qd; Po)
Patient was hospitalized.

Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (5605891-4)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 21, 2008 by a Male taking Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf (Dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc, 800 Mg; Qd; Po) was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: NEW ZEALAND , 52 years of age, Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: subarachnoid haemorrhage. Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Disorder (5603306-3)
on Jan 16, 2008 Female from AUSTRALIA , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf. After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: cardiac disorder. Pegatron (peginterferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (pegylated Interferon Alf dosage: ; Sc; Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Glaucoma (5531303-5)
on Nov 20, 2007 Male from AUSTRALIA , 51 years of age, weighting 178.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: glaucoma. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: See Image.

Amenorrhoea, Anorexia, Lethargy, Nausea, Rectal Haemorrhage, Vaginal Neoplasm (5486027-X)
Patient was taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: amenorrhoea, anorexia, lethargy, nausea, rectal haemorrhage, vaginal neoplasm on Oct 08, 2007 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: ; Sc, ;po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Antidepressant


Deep Vein Thrombosis, Disorientation, Dyspnoea, Emotional Disorder, Visual Acuity Reduced (5486025-6)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 08, 2007 by a Male taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (Dosage: ; Sc, ; Po) was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: AUSTRALIA , 44 years of age, After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: deep vein thrombosis, disorientation, dyspnoea, emotional disorder, visual acuity reduced.

Amenorrhoea, Anorexia, Lethargy, Mass, Nausea, Rectal Haemorrhage, Vaginal Disorder (5400559-1)
on Jul 17, 2007 Female from AUSTRALIA , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: amenorrhoea, anorexia, lethargy, mass, nausea, rectal haemorrhage, vaginal disorder. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: Sc; Po.

Deep Vein Thrombosis, Disorientation, Dyspnoea, Mood Altered, Visual Acuity Reduced (5361369-7)
on Jun 04, 2007 Male from AUSTRALIA , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: deep vein thrombosis, disorientation, dyspnoea, mood altered, visual acuity reduced. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: Sc.

Amnesia, Confusional State, Delirium, Disorientation, Fall, Fibula Fracture, Infection, Insomnia, Joint Dislocation (5261425-8)
Patient was taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: amnesia, confusional state, delirium, disorientation, fall, fibula fracture, infection, insomnia, joint dislocation on Feb 21, 2007 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: See Image. Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure, Congestive Cardiomyopathy, Disease Progression, Left Ventricular Failure, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (5223029-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 17, 2007 by a Male taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) (Dosage: 80 Mcg; Qw; Sc; 600 Mg; Qd; Po) was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: AUSTRALIA , 30 years of age, weighting 99.21 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: cardiac failure, congestive cardiomyopathy, disease progression, left ventricular failure, lower respiratory tract infection. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Potassium Decreased, Chest Pain, Dehydration, Vomiting (5218547-7)
on Jan 12, 2007 Female from AUSTRALIA , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin). Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: blood potassium decreased, chest pain, dehydration, vomiting. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin) dosage: Qw; Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Eczema (5218350-8)
on Jan 10, 2007 Male from AUSTRALIA , 48 years of age, weighting 195.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: eczema. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: See Image. Patient was hospitalized.

Amnesia, Confusional State, Delirium, Disorientation, Fall, Hallucination, Auditory, Infection, Insomnia, Joint Dislocation (5216945-9)
Patient was taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: amnesia, confusional state, delirium, disorientation, fall, hallucination, auditory, infection, insomnia, joint dislocation on Jan 09, 2007 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: 150 Mcg; Qw; Sc; 600 Mg; Bid; Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Eczema, Pruritus (5216777-1)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 10, 2007 by a Male taking Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin) (Dosage: See Image) was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: AUSTRALIA , 48 years of age, weighting 195.1 lb, Patient felt the following Pegatron side effects: eczema, pruritus. Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure, Congestive Cardiomyopathy, Disease Progression, Left Ventricular Failure, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (5216743-6)
on Jan 11, 2007 Male from AUSTRALIA , 30 years of age, weighting 99.21 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hepatitis c
and was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin). After Pegatron was administered, patient encountered several Pegatron side effects: cardiac failure, congestive cardiomyopathy, disease progression, left ventricular failure, lower respiratory tract infection. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ribavirin) dosage: 100 Mcg; Qw; Sc; See Image. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Potassium Decreased, Chest Pain, Dehydration, Vomiting (5209523-9)
on Jan 03, 2007 Female from AUSTRALIA , 59 years of age, was treated with Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pegatron side effects: blood potassium decreased, chest pain, dehydration, vomiting. Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Pegatron (pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b W/ Ribavirin)
Patient was hospitalized.

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