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Hepatitis C and Women

1. Which of the following is considered to be a symptom of the hepatitis C virus (HCV)?

A. Fatigue B. Body aches C. Abdominal discomfort D. All of the above

Abnormalities of Body-Fat Distribution

2. The hepatitis C virus can be transmitted via breast milk.

A. True B. False

3. A 29-year-old patient is initiated on ribavirin therapy. The patient has several questions regarding the use of the ribavirin therapy. Which of the following counseling points should be included in the health care professional's response to the patient's questions?

A. Two forms of reliable birth control need to be used between female and male couples during and including 4 months after HCV treatment. B. Two forms of reliable birth control need to be used between female and male couples during and including 6 months after HCV treatment. C. One form of reliable birth control should be used between female and male couples during and including 4 months after HCV treatment. D. One form of reliable birth control should be used between female and male couples during and including 6 months after HCV treatment.

4. Ribavirin carries the following black box warning: Ribavirin may cause birth defects and/or death of the fetus. Extreme care must be taken to avoid pregnancy in female patients and in female partners of male patients.

A. True B. False

5. Which of the following statements is most accurate?

A. Depression is not a common side effect of pegylated interferon. B. Ribavirin can cause hemolytic anemia. C. HCV treatment using interferon never leads to sexual issues. D. Itchy skin is not a typical common complaint among those taking ribavirin.


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