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Author Topic: daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin  (Read 8011 times)

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Offline mickkie

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daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin
« on: August 27, 2017, 05:02:39 am »
i  have bought  sofosbuvir and daclatasvir online and my doctor says i need ribavirin as well and there is no point taKing just the two medications. any ideas on this. ?  also i have  cirrohsis and bad ascites needing a drain every few days. once i start the medication, will the swelling decrease.  thank you, im new to all this.

Offline gnatcatcher

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Re: daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2017, 11:36:27 am »
Welcome, Mickkie. You haven't told us which genotype of hep C you have. Assuming your doctor is some sort of hepatitis specialist (hepatologist, infectious diseases doctor, gastroenterologist who handles the hepatitis patients), he or she is probably following the treatment guidelines of the AASLD & IDSA ( http://hcvguidelines.org ) for your genotype and disease severity (cirrhosis and ascites).

None of us on these forums is a doctor; we're just people who have hep C or had it and got cured. Your doctor is the best person to answer your ascites question, but here is a previous post on the subject (reply #281): https://forums.hepmag.com/index.php?topic=3205.msg44997#msg44997

Best of luck to you,

9/29/71 transfusions
HCV genotype 1a
7/09/15-9/30/15 Harvoni

Before treatment:
Viral Load 9,490,582
FibroScan 19.5 kPa [F4]
ALT 262
AST 217
ALP 183

Most recent:
FibroScan 7.6 kPa [F1-2]
ALT 15
AST 20
ALP 85

Offline mickkie

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Re: daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2017, 11:48:46 am »
thank you, i dot know what  genotype i am, the doctor said it doesnt matter .thank you again for your help.

Offline jberlin

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Re: daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 12:06:18 pm »
Deleted duplicate and moving this thread to the general forum, but gnatcatcher gave you the correct advice which is to seek guidance from a medical professional.

Good luck and let us know if you have other questions.


Offline Lynn K

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Re: daklavir/ sofabusvir/ribavarin
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 05:06:19 am »
I was a 3 time null responder to previous treatments with interferon based medicines. I also relapsed after treating with two of the new meds back in 2014 with Sovaldi and Olysio.

I was diagnosed with cirrhosis in Jan 2008 so with my treatment history and with having cirrhosis my doctor prescribed Harvoni for 24 weeks and we also added ribavirin to make sure I was cured.

As far as your prognosis going forward your hepatologist would be best to answer that question. But really for most of us with advanced liver disease only time will tell what will happen to the state of our liver disease post cure.

Good luck with 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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