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Author Topic: One year Harvoni post treatment blood results.  (Read 6763 times)

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Offline tashagr

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One year Harvoni post treatment blood results.
« on: December 30, 2016, 09:24:47 am »
One year after 12 weeks of Harvoni still free!! I did it!
HCV RNA, PCR, LOG IU/ml   <1.18 log_IU/mL - Not Detected
HCV RNA, PCR, QUANT   <15   IU/mL - Not Detected
Ast -12

Still need to look at my test results dozen of times to really believe it lol
HepC, G1b, F0, 12 weeks treatment with Harvoni.

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Re: One year Harvoni post treatment blood results.
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2016, 02:01:13 pm »
It never stops feeling like a miracle. Happy New Year!
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: One year Harvoni post treatment blood results.
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2016, 07:40:47 pm »
Wonderful news! Congrats!!! :)

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 FutureThinker

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Re: One year Harvoni post treatment blood results.
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2016, 08:26:37 pm »
Tashagr -- Thanks for sharing the news!!

I was just remembering yesterday how badly I felt at this time last year.  Had been denied 2x by insurance co for Harvoni and my fatigue was really getting bad. I saw no light at the end of the tunnel. It was very scary. My husband and I were trying to figure out a way to pay for this miracle drug out-of-pocket.........

But when I finally mustered up the energy to appeal to my state insurance board, they overturned the denial and I started Harvoni on Feb. 23rd.  Will never forget this date!!
And while I am still not what I consider to be back to my "old self" 100%, I am so much better this year, and so very grateful! I believe I will continue my slow but steady progress to a better energy level and am looking forward to the new year -- so unlike last year.  Happy New Year to all! FT
Treatment naive
Likely contracted mid-70s
Diagnosed 1a, 2011
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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