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Author Topic: About to start Harvoni but worried about Piriton  (Read 5252 times)

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Offline rp616

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About to start Harvoni but worried about Piriton
« on: July 23, 2015, 12:28:21 pm »
I am about to start a 24 week treatment with Harvoni. I paid for it and is awaiting shipment.

My main concern is that I often have nasal allergy and my experience is that taking Piriton would be most effective. Would taking Piriton affect the effectiveness and side effects of Harvoni? Please let me know if you have taken the 2 together. So I will know what effects to look for and what measures to take to alleviate the problems.
1975 contracted hcv
2003 diagnosed
2003 interferon nonresponder
2009 PEG + ribavirin nonresponder

Offline S.Belle

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Re: About to start Harvoni but worried about Piriton
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2015, 07:32:39 am »
Have you spoken to your doctor about this ?  Mine went over what I take and took a few things off my plate for the duration of Harvoni treatment.
Genotype 1
Infected in early 1990's Diagnosed in 2008
No previous treatment
Fibrosure score F3   Viral Load 94,000
ALT 117  AST 115
Started Harvoni on July 14, 2015



Two weeks into Harvoni blood test results:
ALT 13  AST 21
Viral Load  =  UNDETECTED  !!!


Four weeks into Harvoni blood test results:
ALT 14  AST 20
Viral Load  =  UNDETECTED

Five months post Harvoni treatment and still virus free !

ONE YEAR post Harvoni treatment and still virus free !!!

 


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