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Thursday, May 17, 2012
Incivek Rash Reports: What HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected People Need to Know
Rashes have been seen for many years now in hepatitis C (HCV) therapy, ever since we started widely using ribavirin after finding that it increased HCV cure rates. Ribavirin can cause speckled rash all over the body. (Peg-interferon can cause rash too, but it is usually just seen at the injection sites.)