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Author Topic: when to take harvoni?pm or am?  (Read 4853 times)

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Offline rickusa2000

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when to take harvoni?pm or am?
« on: December 21, 2015, 11:05:37 pm »
hi justed started harvoni for my hepc gen 1a,do you guys sugesst taking harvoni at bed time or day time?any ideas let me know thanks rickusa2015

Offline Lynn K

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Re: when to take harvoni?pm or am?
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2015, 12:11:40 am »
Hi rick and welcome,

Folks here have done early mid day or before bed just depends what works for you. Some have felt energized and found taking in the morning better while others felt more tired and preferred to take later in the day.

The most important thing is to find a time that you will consistently work for you to remember to take your dose at the same time every day. Also most recommend to make sure you are drinking the correct amount of fluids as this is said to help with the mild headaches some have experienced.

So if you start taking late in the day and are having trouble sleeping gradually switch to mornings. If you seem to be feeling extra tired then start taking your dose later in the day. And then just stick with that new schedule.

Good luck on treatment
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!


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