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Author Topic: 5 Bottles of Harvoni on the wall!  (Read 5291 times)

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Offline I fightis thetitis

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5 Bottles of Harvoni on the wall!
« on: April 11, 2016, 03:53:08 am »
Hey all you hep cats!

Tomorrow I start my 6th and final bottle of Harvoni. For the most part my journey has been smooth and manageable. So glad these forums are here. I highly recommend all the newbies use them to assist with the anxiety most of us have begginging tx.
Comforting to know you're not alone.

My biggest symptoms has been tinnitus and insomnia. (along with the obvious bad sense of humor....prob can't blame that on the Harvoni though)
The tinnitus kicks in about 45 min after my 1:00 pm dose and is mildest after sleep.
I suspect this will become a SE that will eventually make it's way higher up the Harvoni symptom chain. I'm certain mine is Harvoni related.

However, on the positive, I can certainly feel my liver and overall health improving. The left qudarant pain is mostly gone except for vague dull pain during yoga stretches.
I've cut out all added sugar and salt and gone mostly organic so I suspect it's all related. And of course the daily MUST exercise and lots of wawa.

28 days to go and gonna flip that last bottle upside down and yell BINGO!
Then celebrate with with a six pack! JK.. I warned you about the bad humor..

Best always,
Greg
   
M59  56@start of TX. date infected:1976
diagnosed 1997 - asymtomatic
Genotype 1a
AST 111 -ALT 124 - AFP -89
Viral Load 1900000 - Log 6.28
Fibro Test F4 ActiTest A3
Harvoni 24 wks - start date 11/24/15

6 Week Labs VL Undetected!
104 weeks EOT Undetected.

8/25/17 Fibrosure score 80 = F4
11/10/17 Fibroscan 7.5 mean 1.6 m/s = F2
8/2018 Ultra sound normal.

Offline AussieRosa

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Re: 5 Bottles of Harvoni on the wall!
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2016, 04:33:44 am »
You must be so relieved the finish line is in sight, Greg. Hope the remaining time flies by and the sides don't get any worse. All the best for SVR!
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 :-)

Offline karspuppies

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Re: 5 Bottles of Harvoni on the wall!
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2016, 04:57:40 pm »
Please forgive me if I get this wrong,as this is the first time I have posted,although I have been around reading postings for ages.

I too have developed tinnitus.I am just starting bottle #3 of 6.I am hoping it goes away once I have finished treatment.It wasn't even something that registered with me until recently when it has been getting worse.

Good luck on your final bottle.The finish line is in sight!


 


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