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Author Topic: 12 week EOT  (Read 5599 times)

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Offline chino1969

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12 week EOT
« on: November 18, 2015, 09:49:55 am »
After a 24 week course of Harvoni, my 12 week EOT was not detected as it was 1 week EOT & 5 weeks EOT.  The HCV was undetected at every 4 week interval during therapy and my liver enzymes are normal.

Even though I knew I had beat the disease I was still nervously awaiting the 12 week EOT results. 

It's time to start living again without the dark cloud of uncertainty that has been following me around since 1973.  Good luck to all going through treatment.  Do not despair if you are one of the few who relapse.  Harvoni is the breakthrough drug but there are others in the pipeline that are designed to treat relapsers or those who have a resistant factor to Harvoni.  This disease is on it's way to eradication.

Offline gnatcatcher

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Re: 12 week EOT
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2015, 11:29:14 am »
chino1969, CONGRATULATIONS on reaching SVR12 and being officially cured! Glad a heavy weight has been lifted and you are sending encouragement on to others. I hope you'll also post your good news here:
http://forums.hepmag.com/index.php?topic=2665.0

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

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: 12 week EOT
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2015, 11:56:17 am »
CONGRATS CHINO!  :D :D
Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC)
1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
2015: Cured with Harvoni + ribavirin (12 weeks)
MY STORY: https://pigsquash.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/undetectable-my-hep-c-story/

Offline chino1969

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Re: 12 week EOT
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2015, 11:57:53 am »
Thanks.

I think it's important to offer hope and encouragement to those who have this insidious disease.  It is on it's way to being eradicated.

Offline GLCII

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Re: 12 week EOT
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2015, 05:22:29 pm »
Congratulations chino1969  ;D

I'm really glad for you and everyone else that reached the 12 week EOT milestone.
Pre Tx (VL 12043488) ALT 52/ AST 39
Harvoni Start Date 03/12
2 Week in Tx Results HCV RNA Detected, less than 15 IU/mL. ALT 19 / AST 19
4 Weeks in Tx Results HCV RNA Not detected. ALT 21 / AST 18
12 Week in Tx Results HCV RNA Not detected. ALT 17 / AST 19
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Post 12 Week EOT Tx ALT 19/ AST 19 (Undetected)
Post 24 Week EOT Tx ALT 19/ AST 15 (Undetected)

 


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