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Author Topic: Beginning 6th week of Harvoni  (Read 5815 times)

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Offline pgccpft

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Beginning 6th week of Harvoni
« on: September 29, 2015, 03:31:02 pm »
Hello all... just a brief update: I am beginning my 6th week on Harvoni. In my 5th week I had a blood draw and my viral load went from 233000 to less than 15! My G.I. is very pleased as am I...It sure feels like a miracle to me! I am scheduled to complete the full 12 week course and am praying that the trend continues.

As soon as I finish I will be going in for a major revision sugery on my second left hip replacement...I am so looking forward to getting this all behind me and I so apprecate all of the support I have found in this forum! Thank you all!!

P
by deductive reasoning I contracted the virus in either 1978,1980.or 1988 via major blood transfusions. Diagnosed 2004. 7-6-2015 hcv rna quant,pcr 266536,genotype 1, ast 112, alt 213 Began Harvoni 8-18-2015. treatment naive. I have only had ultrasounds of my liver which show a"normal" liver(?)

Offline Philadelphia

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Re: Beginning 6th week of Harvoni
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2015, 04:58:00 pm »
Great to hear it's going well for you. :)
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

Offline Bree

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Re: Beginning 6th week of Harvoni
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2015, 06:02:24 pm »
Ditto!  I just finished 12 weeks and it went very well.  You are doing great!
Dx 1997 Geno 1a
2002-2003 PEG Intron/riba (48 wks) respond/relapsed
Pre-Harvoni - Viral Load: 13.5 M - Log 7.1
Fibrosure Score F1-2  Pre-Treatment:  AST 73 / ALT 88

7/6/15 Started Harvoni (12 weeks)
10/5/15 HCV NOT DETECTED (One week post EOT)
11/9/15 NOT DETECTED!!! (6 wk post)
12/21/15 NOT DETECTED (12 wk post) 
3/14/16  NOT DETECTED (24 week post)AST 26 ALT 18
SVR ACHIEVED!!! 
CURED YES!!!

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: Beginning 6th week of Harvoni
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2015, 06:53:52 pm »
Fantastic results, P! great to see that huge drop in viral load.

best,
kim :)
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/

 


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