A frightening new side effect has emerged with the standard treatment for the hepatitis C – paranoid psychosis and cognitive impairment, according to a report published in a recent issue of General Hospital Psychiatry. According to the report, a 55-yearold male was diagnosed with paranoid psychosis and cognitive impairment after being treated for four months with interferon-based hepatitis C virus antiviral therapy. The psychosis stopped after he continued the therapy and he began treatment with the antipsychotic medication risperidone (Risperdal), however the cognitive impairment could not be reversed. Months later when doctors attempted to lower his dosage of risperidone, the paranoid ... Read More
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