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Offline slats1056

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Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« on: October 28, 2018, 12:37:28 pm »
 Hello to all You guys around Heplandia! :)

   Here We go again! Trying to slay the Dragon for good this time instead of putting him into hibernation again. Got the Rx. in hand for 16 week Tx. after relapsing from Harvoni Tx. back in 2015. I guess a little back ground is in order being that I need to update My signature profile. Labs show EOT SVR and SVR12 ( see RETURN OF THE BEAST on after Tx. thread for EOT & SVR12 LAB copies posted for Me by Hep C staff and the Google link for current LABS. for reference ) Last hcv quantitative test was SVR12 which at the time I was told by Gastro, and Gilead was the gold standard for eradication and therefore SVR of the virus. All of My other blood work showed a couple of anomolies after Tx. but ALT/AST enzymes all stayed within normal range. Fast forward to August , 2018 where I returned to Internist after a prolonged hiatus due to personal & legal issues , and getting flooded out of the house due to Hurricane Harvey and the ensuing repairs/problems that came along with that. In the interim My Gastro. retired 11/16 (My follow up was scheduled for 1/17 , but that fell through the cracks.) I knew My blood pressure was through the roof due to being off of meds., so I knew internist would do a complete work up since I had not seen him for a long while. Asked him to run the HCV RNA PCR QUANTITATIVE test for Me. Was not expecting to get an call from him to come in instead of the usual follow up appointment 10 days later :o ??? ::) SURPRISE-SURPRISE!!!!! Several highlights , but I was floored by the viral load of 1.02 MILLION COPIES >:( :'( :-\ :P
  After several conversations and a couple of melt downs , the Doc himself called Me and explained things thoroughly. Referred to New Gastro and got My medical records together. ALL THE WHILE HOPING FOR A SCREW UP , rescheduled new tests for confirmation of the bad news. So Lab results came back 9/18/18 which really suck 'cause that was My Birthday!!!! Some present HUH? I won't go into all of the other things swirling around in the shit storm that is My life right now!!!!! :-X :-X :-X
  Apparently The new Gastro. had his Med. asst. begin processing paperwork for approval to BCBS and Abbvie right away .

  And so , here I am! ;D Starting My 16 week Rx. Monday 10-29-18 ;) I have found alot of Harvoni relapsers during My research, BUT , not very many that have gone so long before any thing showed up!

  Sorry about the long winded rant , I am sure I left out something! ::) :-\ . But as usual I feel much better after getting all of this off of My chest!  I must say that this Forum is one of the most Supportive , informative , knowledgeable , and all around best one to be a part of! Thanx to all of You guys out there , especially the unsung , unpaid , and underappreciated moderators on the staff!

                                             Thanx All!,
                                                   Slats

P.S. I USED UP ALL OF MY SICK DAYS , SO I CALLED IN DEAD!!! Bam , there it is! The humor is coming back slowly! 8) ;) ;D :
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

Offline Lynn K

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 02:09:49 pm »
Good luck slats I’m hoping and believing that this one will get them all
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!
I AM FREE!

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 02:17:05 pm »
What a story, Tommy! You have been through the wringer on this. I was surprised to hear you have discovered a lot of Harvoni relapsers in your research, because of course we don't hear much about that side of it. In fact we're led to believe it virtually never goes that way on Harvoni.

My own Harvoni/ribavirin treatment ended up having quite a serious impact on my health in ways I have never detailed here, but am still dealing with. But at least it did seem to cure me of HCV. Although after hearing your story... maybe I should have that checked again too!

Glad to hear you are starting the new treatment. Let's hope this one gets the job done!

kim

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1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2018, 09:14:48 am »
 HERE WE GO BOYS AND GIRLS , THE MAVYRET TRAIN JUST LEFT THE STATION.
HERE IS HOPING FOR AN EASY AND UNEVENTFUL TRIP!

How are divorces and enemas alike??????At first they are pretty crappy , but in the long run they feel pretty good!! ;D ;D ;D ;D  Onward through the frogs people.
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2018, 12:51:36 pm »
I am starting Mavyret today also. Oct. 29. First treatment ever. let hope it works!
LB

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2018, 12:58:45 pm »
Good luck to both of you, Tommy & Linda! :)

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1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2018, 09:33:00 pm »
  Twelve hours into first dose , all is good. A little speed/jittery after a couple of hours and a little spacey feeling. Keeping an open mind and hoping for the best.

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73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2018, 01:33:59 pm »
  Day 2 going fine. Nothing to worry about. Drs. office and Abbvie Nurse representative both called to confirm start of Tx. on time! Smooth sailing so far.
Stomach ache woke Me up in the middle of the night , I am writing that off to dinner at this point. Able to go back to sleep. Seem a little more tired then usual , but not out of the ordinary!

Doctor's office: All our records are electronic now just fill out these 12 forms.
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2018, 08:31:29 am »
 GOOD MORING ALL!   Day 3 starting , dull headache and a little nausea. Not bad so far. Only taking Multi-Vitamin and BP Meds. , no Advil or OTC Meds at all! Got a letter , an e-mail , and a call from Abbvie yesterday verifying start of Tx. and Patient Support. Have not had a chance to check out the e-mail yet.
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2018, 08:42:12 am »
Hey I guess they don't care about me. I got nada.  :'(
LB

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2018, 09:48:39 am »
 DAY 4 DOWN THE HATCH! So far everything is going great and according to plan.
    I guess maybe after the first week or two I will go to weekly updates. Apparently there is still not a lot of info. out there on Mavyret.

   Linda ,
  Check with Your Medical Assistant , Or hell just do like I did and call Abbvie. I had talked with them prior to treatment to get My Rx. straight before starting. Wrote down names , dates , times , everything. So I was already on file with them by the time My Doc contacted them. Like I said , sometimes You just gotta poke the damn bear!
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2018, 09:29:36 pm »
 Don't want to jinx Myself , but everything is extremely mild as far as side effects go. I have to admit that after the problems with Harvoni compared to everyone else , I was a tad anxious about starting  Tx. with Mavyret. It is still early on , so I am thinking positive and keeping My hopes up. Been sleeping good , with some weird dreams at times. I seem tired most of the time though not anymore than usual except close to bed time. Not the fatigue or exhaustion that I was so sure was normal. Don't sleep but 4-6 hours a night unless I am sick or overdo it with working full time and work around the house. I could get used to this I must say!


DOES AN APPLE A DAY KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY????ONLY IF IT IS AIMED CAREFULLY :D :D :D :D :D :D
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2018, 08:39:12 am »
 Fixin' to chow down on #5 in a few. All good in tha hood! Here we go!
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2018, 09:35:52 am »
 Day 6 of what is so far an unremarkable first week of 16 week Tx. ;)  It should be so easy for the remainder. Here is hoping for death of the lethal infection by Mavyret Guys and Gals! ;D
  Hope this post finds You all well and in good spirits!

  CHOCOLATE COMES FROM COCOA , WHICH COMES FROM A TREE , RIGHT?? I BELIEVE I WILL HAVE A DOUBLE CHOCOLATE SALAD IN THAT CASE! THAT WOULD MAKE ME AT LEAST PART VEGETARIAN , RIGHT? ;) ;) ;)
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2018, 05:35:59 pm »
  First week of sixteen is almost history people! No real Sx's to speak of. Minor head aches and upset stomach at times. Took a few advil , no other OTC's except multi vitamin and BP meds. Appetite is there , been able to eat just about anything. Strange that Sat. morning I had oatmeal for breakfast and got acid indigestion within an hour or two. I'll try it again and see how it turns out. My right shoulder has been bothering Me more so than normal , but I could have just slept on it wrong. Seeing the Chiropractor and getting a massage next Saturday. Still having some joint and mobility issues from last Tx. , but as everyone keeps telling Me----You know You are getting old , Right? :( ??? ::)  But it is what it is! :-\ ::) Like I need reminding! ;) :( ??? Hope it all keeps up at this pace for the remainder of Tx.

  Hey Linda,

  How are You doing. I hope You had a good outing with the family. I envy You the outdoor trip I must say. Glad You got the opportunity for the diversion from treatment. Let us know how it is going when You get time.

 Anybody else out there just starting or getting ready to start treatment?


BEFORE YOU CRITICIZE SOMEONE ,WALK A MILE IN THEIR SHOES. THAT WAY , YOU WILL BE A MILE AWAY AND YOU'LL HAVE THEIR SHOES!


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73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2018, 05:55:30 pm »
I am starting Mavyret today also. Oct. 29. First treatment ever. let hope it works!


It will likely work but expect some serious side effects that don't seem to ever go away. I finished in June 2018 and now have eczema over my entire body and my eyesight has diminished.....just to name a few. Also, DO NOT expect any help from the makers of Mayvret. I tried asking them for help and they only wanted to document the side effects I am experiencing. Big Pharma making millions without regard for the patient's well being. I wish I would have gone with Harvoni. No way could it have been this bad. There is no doubt in my mind that this drug will be altered or taken off the market in the future.  I wish you luck Linda.

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2018, 10:14:50 pm »
 Hey Jschmoo,

   I hope You reported the side effects to the FDA and Your Doc , as well as Abbvie. The FDA and Abbvie will tell You up front that You need to talk with Your Doc to try & find ways to take care of/treat the things that come up during and post treatment. They will not give Medical advice or treat anything as You are under the care of Your primary physician. The forums are a pretty good place to start , just ask around and You can get some pretty good info. as well as references to find out what You need to know. Just curious what other side effects You have been experiencing because I am on a sixteen week regimen of Mavyret. I relapsed after Tx, on twelve weeks of Harvoni back in 2015. You should check out some of My posts back then. Trust Me , Harvoni was no walk in the park and I am still having some issues almost three years post Tx. as well as having relapsed. I am one of the few late post Tx, relapsers that I have been able to find in My research , excluding the clinical trials on record. But I digress , I am one of the few that had a rough time on treatment. At least it is a hell of a lot better than Interferon and Pegylated Interferon , especially with the addition of Ribavarin! I refused those and was told by My Gastro. that in no uncertain terms that I was out of My mind!
 Oh well , water under the bridge. Do Me a favor and let us know some of Your back ground ( ie. Genotype , lab results , diagnosis date , and such) on Your signature line. Hopefully Your side effects will ease up soon. It took about a year before I noticed an appreciable reduction in mine.Still have joint pain problems that were not there prior to Tx. Vision has gotten worse as well. Don't know how old Your are , ( I just turned 62) but I always get the "You are getting old" treatment.LOL! Hope You get better soon! You should check out some of the old timers here that failed multiple treatments over the years. Some pretty hairy reads.

                                             Slats.

73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2018, 08:36:11 am »

It will likely work but expect some serious side effects that don't seem to ever go away


Well everyone is different so maybe I wont! Time will tell. I feel 99%normal. even my heartburn that I've had like forever is way better. Yall will be first..no second, after the husband, to know  ;)

« Last Edit: November 05, 2018, 08:38:27 am by LindaBalz »
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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2018, 04:33:29 pm »
  Well troops , nine days in . Very unremarkable I must say. No real sides so far to speak of. I know it is still early , but I think it is a lot easier on Me than the Harvoni Tx.. A couple of mild headaches and upset stomach at times. Calling Doc to make sure Lab orders are set up for 11-12 and 11-26 ( including viral load check ). A red rash seems to have popped up on neck and upper chest area. Not causing any issues or problems , just nice and red. In the pasted I have had something similar ( maybe a topical fungal/yeast thing ) that went away with the use of some Vaseline. Dry skin on arms and legs , using some cornhuskers on that. Later All!

YOU CAN'T BE SAD WHEN YOU ARE HOLDING A CUPCAKE! ;) ;) ;)
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2018, 08:47:31 am »
 Day eleven starting uneventful. Fixing to down the days dose. I have noticed since beginning Tx. that I have been getting exceptional sleep at night. Better than I have in years!!! Pharmacy called last nite to set up delivery of the second four weeks Rx. The red rash that popped up last weekend is slowly disappearing with the use of some petroleum jelly. Almost gone after three day of applying it. Still have some dry skin issues though. All in all , thing are progressing just fine. Face and hair seem oilier than normal , oh well !! These things I can deal with , no problem!

  SO YOU MEAN TO TELL ME THAT A STRESS BALL ISN'T FOR THROWING AT PEOPLE WHO STRESS YOU OUT???? :o ??? ::) ;D
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2018, 12:32:56 am »
Hey slats I distinctly remember getting weird teenage like zits after the first week of Harvoni. At the time the Harvoni high also made me feel like superman, it was crazy. Others went on redecorating and even some house reno blitzs while high on Harvoni!
I also had a hankering to put on this recording and skid some leather on the floor for old times sake but my wife put the kibosh on that little flash back.. so I went fishing instead. ;)
My best guess is that the liver is going into overdrive metabolizing fats and whatever like a teenager as it settles down and starts to grow more cells with DAA treatments. Certainly would explain the sudden zits and hyper energy some experience during tx.
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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2018, 08:22:02 am »
  Good Morning Everyone,

   Week two is getting ready to be history. All in all I am quite pleased with the lack of major side effects with Mavyret. I know that I am only two weeks into a sixteen week Tx. schedule , but as long as this keeps up I will be happy as a pig in shit for the remainder of it. I go in Monday for My first of many scheduled blood draws to make sure everything is still working correctly and there are no problems or anomalies with my liver or the meds.!

  Hi Mugwump,

         Yeah , starting to notice a few cropping up around My hairline and face as well as a few on My chest and legs. But this is a breeze , I got this no problem so far. I also remember  the Harvoni High as well. I will gladly trade it for the great sleep I have been getting since starting Tx. this time around. Had enough of the house repairs , but still have to get some more done since the flood. I have two left feet BTW, so the electric slide is out of the question , ROTFL!!!! A lot of My outdoor equipment got destroyed/lost/trashed  after the flood , I still have no idea what is what as there are still some things packed up in the shed,storage , and boat stall. I dread having to go through all of that stuff! >:( :'( :( Here is hoping the liver got a break from the Harvoni Tx. like You said in an earlier post and delayed any further damage until the Mavyret kicks in. I have read You and several others speak of the fibroscan, but so far My Med. team has been happy with past results from Biopsy , ulrasounds , Fibrosure , etc.etc.! I am going to ask them when I go in for Lab results in a week or two. Hope all is well with Yours.

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73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

Offline slats1056

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2018, 10:35:58 pm »
  Two & a half weeks in , everything is going good so far. Minor headaches and upset stomach seem to be the worst of it to date, a few dry skin issues . Rash that popped up went away just as quick with the use of some vaseline for a couple of days.  I hope that everyone has this smooth of a Tx, as I am having so far ! Nothing earth shattering to report , just the opposite in fact. Hope everyone is doing well out there . Chins up and keep chipping away!


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73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

Offline slats1056

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2018, 09:40:50 am »
  Today is the end of week three, so far it has been smooth sailing with this Tx. of Mavyret. Nothing major to report , which is good! Noticed a little spacey feeling. Forgetfulness and concentration more than anything. All is going according to plan.
73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2018, 11:34:27 am »
yeah forgetfulness is my worst. frustrating! I need my memory! lol
LB

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #25 on: Yesterday at 11:53:48 am »
  Three weeks and three days into. 16 week Tx. All is good on the home front. Extremely unremarkable as for as side effects. I could get used to this, LOL! I have been getting great sleep since starting Tx. , slept seven hours last nite , which is very unusual for Me. Go in Monday for four week Labs. ,follow up with GI about a weeks later.
  Hope everyone is doing well! Later everyone!

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73 non ab 98 hep c refused pegint/riba
6-15 Gen.1b 1/2 MIL ALT72 AST37 No cirrhosis
7-15  Harvoni 12 weeks
10-14-15 EOT VIRAL LOAD NON-DET  
12-30-15 EOT+12 VIRAL LOAD NON DET  SVR12            8-9-18 HCV LOAD 1.02IU/ml AST22  ALT30 RELAPSE?
9-18-18 confirmed gt 1b relapse
10-16-18 approved 16 weeks Mavyret

Offline LindaBalz

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Re: Mavyret Tx., Treating the relapse
« Reply #26 on: Yesterday at 03:18:06 pm »
Mee too, Monday is my first blood test. I don't feel very good today, but not so good days are few and far between.
LB

 


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