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Offline gnatcatcher

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #100 on: June 30, 2016, 12:47:37 pm »
Whoops -- sorry, didn't mean to. Heck, we need that rain here! Howsabout I take my question back, and you send the rain back?
9/29/71 transfusions
HCV genotype 1a
7/09/15-9/30/15 Harvoni

Before treatment:
Viral Load 9,490,582
FibroScan 19.5 kPa [F4]
ALT 262
AST 217
ALP 183

Most recent:
VL still UNDETECTED (SVR 102)
FibroScan 7.6 kPa [F1-2]
ALT 15
AST 20
ALP 85

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #101 on: July 01, 2016, 11:04:15 am »
You're good Gnatty.I'll tell you what.We'll forget about your question and I'll hook you up with some friends in Ireland.They have a abundance of rain and I'm sure if you send them some sunshine they'd be more than happy to send you some. :)
Contracted 1973 Military
Diagnosed 1980
Pegintron treatment 2004 unsucessful
Genotype 1b
FibroScan 10 (F2)
Start Viekira 10.17.2015

AST 40 ALT 69
VL 440k
10.31.2015/Week 2 Labs : AST 14/ALT 17
No VL done
10.14.2015/Week 4 labs : AST 14/ALT 14
VL UNDETECTED!!!
12.11.2015/Week 8 Labs : AST 12/ALT 13
No VL done
01.05.2016/EOT labs : AST 15/ALT 13
VL UNDETECTED!!!

12 WEEK SRV:UN-BLOODY DETECTABLE !!!!!!!!

24 WEEK SVR:UNDETECTABLE!!!! Thank You God.

Fibroscan 6Mo. Post Treatment 7.15.2016-5.3(F1)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #102 on: August 25, 2016, 10:12:36 pm »
Bill T you started with F2 and now are F1 post treatment? That just blows me away. Not only is the disease gone, but scarring reversed.

It has been a while since I have checked in on my forum family- almost forgot my password!


Good to know I can continue to drop in and hear good news.

Blessings to all!
Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #103 on: August 26, 2016, 12:30:28 pm »
Sapphire101, good to hear from you! I remember you from when I first joined this forum last year.

You can see there are a lot of posts now re: health issues after treatment, so I wanted to ask how you are doing at this point?

I just got my SVR 12 this week and am overall, feeling pretty good.  Please let us know how life has been for you post treatment.  Thanks, FT
Treatment naive
Likely contracted mid-70s
Diagnosed 1a, 2011
F1-2
Harvoni X 12 weeks, completed 5/17/16
Pre-treatment: VL 3 mil, AST 64, ALT 84
4 week labs: VL 30, AST 21, ALT 14
8 week labs: VL UD!!!, AST 22, ALT 16
12 week labs: VL UD, AST 23, ALT 14
2 wk EOT: VL UD
12 wk EOT: VL UD, AST 22, ALT 13 =  SVR 12! Yay! 
Last hep appointment: VL UD, AST 19, ALT 12 = SVR 39! I AM DONE!

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #104 on: August 27, 2016, 01:19:48 pm »
I remember you too Future Thinker and congratulations on your continued good health.

Yes I was worried for a bit about health issues after treatment. Those were some POWERFUL drugs that eliminated HCV from my body and it certainly crossed my mind that the swollen knuckles and joint pain I was experiencing could be Rheumatoid Arthritis which would make some sense after stimulating my immune system during treatment. All OK though. No further symptoms except that flare up immediately post tx and my annual check up was last week - all good. All labs good. BMI....in good range, but if I am disappointed in anything it is with my ownself because I did not keep up my lifestyle changes that I initiated during treatment. Daily yoga, no sugar  bla bla bla. Really just a way to feel like I could 'help' haha. Probably more magical thinking or more like my control freak personality coming through.

Note to self: get back on track with exercise and diet and start checking back to this forum monthly at a minimum. It supports continued healing to get a big dose of gratitude in my life again. This forum family kept my sanity intact during the stressful times on medicine, waiting for medicine, waiting for results. I was reading and posting daily. #grateful and this needs to be my daily meditation.

Another promise I made to myself that I have not kept was to purchase a sparkling sapphire gemstone to celebrate once I was officially cleared. Sapphire was my chosen forum name before I knew that it was also the name of some of the HCV clinical trials so it is especially meaningful. Also my birthstone and that is coming up too! Birthdays are always a good touchstone for reflection and positive change for me.

Thanks again to all my forum friends.
I will renew my support for you and start checking in more frequently.
Not always posting, but know that I am still here along with many others who care about you and understand what you are going through. 
Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #105 on: August 28, 2016, 09:00:15 am »
Next month marks 12 months since I finished treatment. I guess I should celebrate by getting a viral load test. Or not - really with 24 weeks all clear a while ago it's not really necessary I suppose. Perhaps just some LFTs. Decisions decisions.
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #106 on: September 09, 2016, 03:23:49 pm »
Greetings to all,
I wanted to share my experience with Viekira Pak. I was diagnosed in 2006, but did not do the Interferon/Ribavirin suggested treatment because of the low cure rates and side effects, etc. I felt okay & did nothing until 2015.Then I started having side effects of the virus, & finally sought treatment. (61 yr old male, slightly overweight but fairly healthy).
 After battling the Insurance co., I was finally approved for Viekira Pak w/Ribavirin. (Hep C/Gen 2)
I started treatment 1/23/16. I experienced headaches e/o day for a week, & hydrated w/coconut water (recommended by the pharmacy) to hopefully ease the headaches. I read that coconut water was good, and tried many flavors until I found one I liked.  Fatigue set in, but I was able to nap 30-60min daily (luckily working a split shift). I had some slight dizziness 3 wks in, minor vision disturbances , & dry skin issues. (Cortisone cream helped with the flaky skin).
 The itching & fatigue were difficult & constant, but I never thought of stopping treatment. I was 'clear' after a month; 2 months more to go.
 I tracked my good days, bad days & so-so days. I had 2 or 3 bad days a wk, many so-so days; & I really longed for the good days because they kept me determined to keep going. (Occasionally, I would have 2 good days in a row).
 About 6 wks into treatment, I experienced anxiety/depression symptoms and sought treatment. I didn't want to add more pills to my daily regiment, but I was miserable.
 The fatigue would hit me suddenly, and I could easily doze off in one minute. I added Benadryl at night for the itching, & it helped with sleep.
 The last 2 weeks were mostly average (so-so days), but the end was in sight! My 12wk treatment ended in April, and I cleared the virus. I had SVR after 90 days (July), and considered cured.
 After the 12 wk course of treatment it took another few weeks to rid myself of all side effects. The itching was the last thing to resolve, & the fatigue eased gradually. It is now Sept and I feel great, back to normal at last.
 Everyone responds differently to treatment, I have read. I had many of the side effects listed, but none were too terrible.
 Excuse the lengthy post, but reading about other people with the same thing I had helped me immensely.   
 Please don't delay treatment; it is worth getting this over with so you can stop worrying and get on with life.

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #107 on: September 09, 2016, 05:21:01 pm »
Congratulations on your great results! SVR is a wonderful thing to achieve :)
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #108 on: September 14, 2016, 09:17:08 am »
Well, I didn't have the opportunity to have a 12 week test following my treatment with Veikira Pak.
I don't know why but I suspect the regional hospital I was treated through was trying to cut back on pathology costs.
But anyway, I was pretty sure I had got rid of the virus, I remember the day I felt like it was gone. I know it sounds strange but I'm sure my vision improved. Everything was clearer. And my 6 month tests have just confirmed it! All gone!
I am so very grateful. To science. To all of you. To the people who participated in the trials before me. To the clinic that offered me a place. To me, for saying yes when they did offer it!
I just read the post by the person asking about the after-effects of carrying a secret for so many years. I wasn't totally secretive about my hep c, which I'd had since the 80's, but I was, let's say, pretty discreet. Now that it's gone, a weight has definitely dissolved. I feel like I'm more myself, like I can really go for things and express myself without this underlying feeling that I might not be around for much longer (well, who knows!), or simply that I have this virus gnawing away at my psyche. Something between myself and others that I had to always remain at least slightly attuned to. I don't!
I'm feeling really well and happy, with just a few creaks and aches, and some slowly resolving digestion issues and I'm heading to Greece for some walking, sunshine and octopus in just a few days.
 As soon as I received the results (by text message at work this morning) I thought of everyone here at the forum and couldn't wait to let you know!
Best wishes and good luck to everyone.
Be yourselves. Try to be free!
Hazel
« Last Edit: September 14, 2016, 09:18:50 am by HazelAustralia »
Female age 53
Australia
Contracted in the 1980's
Genotype 1A
VL 314k

Started treatment with Veikira Pak and Ribaviron on Thursday 17th December 2015
NOT DETECTED, End of Treatment, 16th March 2016

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #109 on: September 14, 2016, 09:25:21 am »
Congratulation Hazel. Another few million virii bite the dust. :)
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #110 on: September 16, 2016, 12:44:24 am »
Double congratulations to 3betternow and HazelAustralia!

I  experienced very similar side effects to your 3bn and I am glad to hear you are feeling back to normal. Whatever that is- right? Thank you for sharing your story here to help others.

Regarding after effects of carrying secrets.
This is why I love this forum. I would have not thought of this had I not read this here. "Something between myself and others that I had to always remain at least slightly attuned to" Yes HazelAustralia- so true. That WAS there with me all the time and in all my interactions. One of the best things about being cured is no longer having this weight. Secrets are heavy!
Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #111 on: September 17, 2016, 09:22:04 am »
Have missed quite a few SVRs over the last week.  Great news.

Tomorrow begins week 12 - everyone was right.  Treatment time
 sailed by. 

We sure could use some rain the mid-atlantic US.......dry     

Best to all

B-
Genotype 1a
contracted 1975/ dx 2003
treatment naive
Harvoni tx - started 7/3/16
Treatment completed - 9/24/16
EOT - 10/6/2016 - HCV Undetected!!!!!!!

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #112 on: September 19, 2016, 08:13:14 am »
Hazel, sorry for the late response (stopped reading the forum). This is the most wonderful news. I've been thinking of you here and there ever since we entered September, wondering when you would be finding out your results. So glad you feel the way you described. Wishing you a long, healthy life!
Rosa
Gt 1a
contracted 1983
Fibroscan 6.1
Treatment naive
VL 2.97M
ALT 38
AST 47
Started Viekira Pak + Ribavirin Tues 19th Jan 2016
Week 4: VL Undetected!
March 5th Ribavirin dose reduction to 800mg from 1000mg
EOT April 11th 2016. VL Not Detected
12 Weeks post EOT: SVR12. Cured with a capital C!!
6 months post EOT: Undetected :-)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #113 on: October 01, 2016, 08:32:19 pm »
hi.... well its only day 1 of meds free.. just finished 12 weeks yesterday...  hopefully will have great news for the new year....
was anyone really nervous about ..what if I am that percentage that doesn't????
4.16.16  VL 1.7 million  AST 62   ALT 80  RBC  4.84
HBG  15.4
GENO TYPE 1A
7.9.16   Viekira + Riba 12 WKS (EOT 9.30.16)
7.23.16  2 wk lab
     VL  20    AST  20   ALT  16   RBC 4.05   HBG 12.6
8.6.16  4 WK LAB
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 14   RBC 3.98
HBG 12.4
9.3.16   8 wk lab
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 10    RBC 3.74
HBG  11.9
10.8.16  12 WK EOT
    VL  UNDETECTED  AST 16   ALT  12   RBC  3.76
HBG  12.0
END DECEMBER GO FOR 12 WK BLDWK
1/5 2017 HEP C FREE.. CURED :)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #114 on: October 02, 2016, 11:34:06 am »
and also curious if anyone has gone for a full physical... heart lungs etc  after treatment... that's what I'm thinking on asking my dr  if I can do ... when the heart was racing like crazy and pulse felt like going to pop out of my skin ... makes me wonder could there of been any damage done??? I have also had a continuous cough...    just curious
4.16.16  VL 1.7 million  AST 62   ALT 80  RBC  4.84
HBG  15.4
GENO TYPE 1A
7.9.16   Viekira + Riba 12 WKS (EOT 9.30.16)
7.23.16  2 wk lab
     VL  20    AST  20   ALT  16   RBC 4.05   HBG 12.6
8.6.16  4 WK LAB
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 14   RBC 3.98
HBG 12.4
9.3.16   8 wk lab
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 10    RBC 3.74
HBG  11.9
10.8.16  12 WK EOT
    VL  UNDETECTED  AST 16   ALT  12   RBC  3.76
HBG  12.0
END DECEMBER GO FOR 12 WK BLDWK
1/5 2017 HEP C FREE.. CURED :)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #115 on: October 02, 2016, 06:58:45 pm »
Sounds like you could have the ribavirin cough. Some folks get it, some don't. It should clear when you Clear the meds.
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #116 on: October 02, 2016, 07:12:04 pm »
thank u Philadelphia   
4.16.16  VL 1.7 million  AST 62   ALT 80  RBC  4.84
HBG  15.4
GENO TYPE 1A
7.9.16   Viekira + Riba 12 WKS (EOT 9.30.16)
7.23.16  2 wk lab
     VL  20    AST  20   ALT  16   RBC 4.05   HBG 12.6
8.6.16  4 WK LAB
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 14   RBC 3.98
HBG 12.4
9.3.16   8 wk lab
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 10    RBC 3.74
HBG  11.9
10.8.16  12 WK EOT
    VL  UNDETECTED  AST 16   ALT  12   RBC  3.76
HBG  12.0
END DECEMBER GO FOR 12 WK BLDWK
1/5 2017 HEP C FREE.. CURED :)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #117 on: November 11, 2016, 11:05:18 pm »
been lil while....  went to primary dr ... had an ekg done  says that's good... wants me back in 3 months thou...
have lots of energy now which is awesome...today I am 7 weeks after treatment stopped ... don't go for bloodwork till day before Christmas eve.... praying will b a great new years...
the cough has subsided a lot but is still there.....
hope everyone is doing as best as can be....
1 day at a time...
4.16.16  VL 1.7 million  AST 62   ALT 80  RBC  4.84
HBG  15.4
GENO TYPE 1A
7.9.16   Viekira + Riba 12 WKS (EOT 9.30.16)
7.23.16  2 wk lab
     VL  20    AST  20   ALT  16   RBC 4.05   HBG 12.6
8.6.16  4 WK LAB
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 14   RBC 3.98
HBG 12.4
9.3.16   8 wk lab
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 10    RBC 3.74
HBG  11.9
10.8.16  12 WK EOT
    VL  UNDETECTED  AST 16   ALT  12   RBC  3.76
HBG  12.0
END DECEMBER GO FOR 12 WK BLDWK
1/5 2017 HEP C FREE.. CURED :)

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #118 on: November 12, 2016, 06:39:48 am »
Hi, its time --

The day before Christmas eve was when I went for my post-treatment blood work last year . . . sending best wishes that you'll have equally good luck (SVR12).

Gnatty
9/29/71 transfusions
HCV genotype 1a
7/09/15-9/30/15 Harvoni

Before treatment:
Viral Load 9,490,582
FibroScan 19.5 kPa [F4]
ALT 262
AST 217
ALP 183

Most recent:
VL still UNDETECTED (SVR 102)
FibroScan 7.6 kPa [F1-2]
ALT 15
AST 20
ALP 85

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #119 on: December 01, 2016, 02:31:10 pm »
I went to see my specialist yesterday for my 6 monthly check up. I have an US today.

It's been a year since they told me I'd achieved SVR12 and 15 months since I finished treatment. Still feeling pretty good!
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #120 on: January 23, 2017, 11:35:59 pm »
Hello Viekirans.
I'm checking in about once a month now.
So many new drugs and with such great cure rates!!
Are we old school now?
I wonder what percent of treatments are  viekira/ribavirin now?

Blessings to all for continued good health.
I will always be grateful for my cure.
My life is forever changed for the positive!
Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #121 on: April 18, 2017, 05:35:21 pm »

Just wanted to share my good news of reaching SVR 12 after treatment with Viekira and Ribavirin. I feel so lucky to have been given a chance to clear this awful virus with these amazing new drugs. This forum helped me so much during treatment, it was great to hear all your shared experiences. Thank you  :) :) :) :) :)
Female 47 yrs
Diagnosed June 2015
Fibroscan score 4 kPa no fibrosis
Genotype 1a
Contracted 2005
26.10.16 Started 12 week treatment with viekira pak/ribavirin  ALT 13  AST 25  Viral load 19,200  Hgb 12.2
9.11.16 virus not detected Hgb 10.3
23.11.16 virus not detected Hgb 10.3
21.12 16 Hgb 9.9  ALT 20  AST 17
12.04.17 SVR 12 virus undetected

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #122 on: April 18, 2017, 07:48:50 pm »
Congrats, Clare!
That's fantastic news!



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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #123 on: April 18, 2017, 10:58:23 pm »
Clare that's awesome news.... so happy for you...
4.16.16  VL 1.7 million  AST 62   ALT 80  RBC  4.84
HBG  15.4
GENO TYPE 1A
7.9.16   Viekira + Riba 12 WKS (EOT 9.30.16)
7.23.16  2 wk lab
     VL  20    AST  20   ALT  16   RBC 4.05   HBG 12.6
8.6.16  4 WK LAB
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 14   RBC 3.98
HBG 12.4
9.3.16   8 wk lab
     VL UNDETECTED  AST 14   ALT 10    RBC 3.74
HBG  11.9
10.8.16  12 WK EOT
    VL  UNDETECTED  AST 16   ALT  12   RBC  3.76
HBG  12.0
END DECEMBER GO FOR 12 WK BLDWK
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Offline sapphire101

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #124 on: August 24, 2017, 10:25:36 pm »
Hey all!
Are we outdated now?
Has the V Pack become retro?
So many new treatments and fantastic to hear the prices are dropping.
Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #125 on: September 08, 2017, 09:45:40 am »
It's two years since my last lot of tablets. I'm still upright warm and breathing. Still got a pulse. Doesn't get much better than that!

I'm still ridiculously busy, still working full time, still don't have time to retire. I hope all we Viekerians are well here. :)
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #126 on: June 05, 2018, 11:44:49 pm »
Hey all!
It’s been so long since I checked in here that I almost forgot my password. Never would I have believed this back In the fall of 2014 when I first discovered this forum, which was to truly become my lifeline.

So many new medications now! Mind blowing to see the progress in Med choices. Has any thing changed for pricing?
Has access improved yet?

I did check in on all my blogger favs - good to read that it is all still working out for you Philly- exception for the every six month “ scanxiety” you must suffer through.

Take care all. Cheers to our continuing good health.

Sapphire101
Genotype 1a Fibrosis level 1
Viekira Pak with ribavirin 12 weeks
Pre treatment  VL  1.7 million, AST 45 ALT 65
EOT VL not detected, AST 21 ALT 21
12 week SVR not detected,24 week SVR not detected.
Cured! Class of 2015

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Re: After treatment 12 week SVR (Viekira) CHECK IN HERE
« Reply #127 on: June 14, 2018, 04:43:13 am »
Still doing okay. Every day you wake up above ground level is a good day. Still working, still busy, still keeping going.
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

 


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