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Author Topic: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa  (Read 461 times)

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Offline Mw2324

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25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« on: June 06, 2017, 03:13:19 PM »
Hey all,
   25 weeks eot with an undetected viral load! If anyone is reading this and is on the fence about treatment, do it! Do it, it will save your life! Best wishes to all.
30 yr. old female
Infected in 2006
Genotype 2b
Pretreatment:
F0
Alt 28
Ast 30
Viral load 49,000
Started Epclusa on 9/9/16 -12 week treatment
4 week viral load undetected... ALT 19 AST 19
12 week eot viral load undetected...ALT16 AST 11

Offline andrew j

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2017, 05:31:20 PM »
Best wishes to you too, my friend ... and congrats!

Offline janice973

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2017, 09:56:34 AM »
I'm about 11 weeks post treatment with epclusa. I have lingering side effects. Does anyone else have any side effects that haven't gone? or maybe not even side effects...maybe just nerve damage? Still experiencing migraines, tinnitus, plugged ears, fingers tingle...etc. It's making me nervous that I'm stuck with these....and my ENT/primary care doctor doesn't have a clue whether or not this stuff will go away...
Genotype 3a
31 years old
Epclusa-began 1/30/2017 (12 weeks)
VL at beginning of treatment-6 million
Diagnosed-2012 (I've probably had it since 2011)
F0

Offline Mw2324

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2017, 10:24:24 AM »
Can you tell me what side effects you are feeling?
30 yr. old female
Infected in 2006
Genotype 2b
Pretreatment:
F0
Alt 28
Ast 30
Viral load 49,000
Started Epclusa on 9/9/16 -12 week treatment
4 week viral load undetected... ALT 19 AST 19
12 week eot viral load undetected...ALT16 AST 11

Offline Mw2324

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2017, 12:49:17 PM »
And were you feeling this way prior to treatment or just on treatment?
30 yr. old female
Infected in 2006
Genotype 2b
Pretreatment:
F0
Alt 28
Ast 30
Viral load 49,000
Started Epclusa on 9/9/16 -12 week treatment
4 week viral load undetected... ALT 19 AST 19
12 week eot viral load undetected...ALT16 AST 11

Offline janice973

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2017, 08:26:31 AM »
No. I've never had tinnitus/migraines. The tingling throughout my hands/feet isn't too bad or bothersome...it just freaks me out when it comes out of nowhere or when I'm typing. I'm really just upset over the extreme sound of my tinnitus and clicking in my ear...also feels like I have a ton of pressure in there, I've been checked out, and the ENT said everything looks fine and maybe it was ototoxic but there's not enough data. I'm feeling really discouraged. I took the sound of silence for granted. I'm grateful to have had treatment...but this stuff really gets me down.

Genotype 3a
31 years old
Epclusa-began 1/30/2017 (12 weeks)
VL at beginning of treatment-6 million
Diagnosed-2012 (I've probably had it since 2011)
F0
« Last Edit: June 15, 2017, 08:28:42 AM by janice973 »
Genotype 3a
31 years old
Epclusa-began 1/30/2017 (12 weeks)
VL at beginning of treatment-6 million
Diagnosed-2012 (I've probably had it since 2011)
F0

Offline andrew j

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Re: 25 weeks post treatment with Epclusa
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2017, 10:54:12 PM »
Hi Janice,

I just posted something on both Igotmine's and Mo's threads (just close to yours, in this section).

Rather than repeating myself - maybe you could have a look at those.
There are references to other threads that might be of interest to you.

Hopefully your symptoms will calm down over time (as Wholefoods' have.
See her thread further down this board).

Look after yourself - and don't despair.

Best wishes,
A.

 


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