and we can help arrange things for her.
In a perfect world we do all this: fixhepc.com/what-your-doctor-needs.html
If you are seeing a doctor about getting a prescription you can save yourself time, money and hassle if you bring all the things that are required.
Your doctor will need to know:
Genotype (1 to 6 with or without a and b)
Fibrosis by scan or biopsy (either as F score or kPa) or by APRI (from blood tests CBC and LFT)
Hepatitis B status
Prior Treatments - what and when
While you doctor can look these up (provided you know where they were done) it saves a lot of time if you have copies but if you don't have copies, don't worry.
Each of these impacts on the best choice of medications and duration.
Daclatasvir interacts with some common medications.
Routine tests pre-treatment
Full Blood Count
Hep C surface Antibody, Hep C core Antibody +/- Hep B surface Antigen (for core positive, surface negative chronic Hep B patients)
AFP (Alpha Feto Protein) - a screen for hepatocellular carcinoma