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Author Topic: I start a 24-week program of Harvoni today.  (Read 5750 times)

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Offline Zdradzinski

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I start a 24-week program of Harvoni today.
« on: March 20, 2015, 07:29:15 am »
I probably contracted hep C from a blood transfusion in 1986.  I wasn't diagnosed until 2003.  I underwent a 42-week regimen of ribiviren and interferon.  I was cleared at first but relapsed within 6-weeks.  It was difficult and disheartening.  I took my first dose of Harvoni this morning. 

Offline catladyx

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Re: I start a 24-week program of Harvoni today.
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2015, 10:35:11 am »
Good luck. I hope you are successful!
dx 2010
Geno 1a
probably infected 1992

Offline Lynn K

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Re: I start a 24-week program of Harvoni today.
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2015, 01:40:08 am »
Good Luck to you Zdradzinski

I am just finishing week 18 of Harvoni on Tuesday with 6 more to go.

I treated a few times before with interferon and was a null responder my viral load actually increased on tx. Probably have had hep c since 1978 diagnosed in 1990 when I donated blood.

May you win this fight!
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

 


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