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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 4 months 5 days ago #23987

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Just had my results 14 weeks EOT
Negative for Hep C
Thanks Dr Freeman
3a
F1- F2
Pre Tx = ALT 66 AST 42. VL 2.8
Pre Tx = Fibro 7.5 & 6.4

Sof/Dac 5/9/16
ALT 20 ( 26/9/16)
VL Not Detected(29/9/16)

ALT 11 (31/10/16)
VL Not Detected (31/10/16)

ALT 14 (6/3/17) VL NOT DETECTED!!!!
Fibro 3.4 (20/3/17)

ALT 13 (19/6/17)
VL NOT DETECTED !!!!!
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 4 months 5 days ago #23988

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Good for you!!!!!
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Genotype 3
VL 4,100,000
ALT 101 AST 71
Treatment Naive
Started Sof/Dac Jan 12, 2016
VL= <15 4 weeks in. AST/ALT normal.
VL=UNDETECTED 8 weeks in.
SVR4= Virus back. 3,300,000
1 week later= 20,741,477

I know I will be cured.
Thank you Jesus.
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 4 months 4 days ago #24002

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Good news Donna another one cured :)
Two time relapser.

SVR 4 achieved 12/16 at last
SVR 12 achieved 22/02/2017 The Bastard has been defeated :):):)

GT 3 - about 28 yrs with HCV
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 3 months 1 day ago #24274

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I can't wait to start. I want to get my fibroscan and have doctor prescribe so I can get in on the studies. I have had most tests done. Thankfully the two listed on this site are good and affordable. I have type 3A. My scan is in one month. It is cheaper for me to go to Canada to get this as I do not need doctor appointments for it. I hope to see updates on your progress.
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 3 months 22 hours ago #24275

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Hi Gypsy, This is an exciting time for you, you must be full of anticipation. Good that you do not have to wait long until you get your fibroscan, you're fortunate to be able to access that technology. As a longtime HCV+ve person who endured multiple old liver punch biopsies, I was relieved when the far more comfortable fibroscanning became available.
I am looking forward to reading your progress reports over the next weeks and months. You are on your way!
G2, infected ~1971?
Diagnosed HVnon-A non-B 1980s, revised to HVC 1990's
Treatment naive. Fibroscan & bloods all normal ranges
Viral load 7million
began Redemption trial4 Sof/Vel 2017
week4 - virus UND
week12 EOT - UND *)*
now marching to SVR12
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 3 months 1 hour ago #24284

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Hi Gypsy,

Good to see that you are heading towards your start date. I know what you mean about not wanting to wait. Once I heard about the treatment and how quickly, easily and cheaply I could access it I couldn't wait to just do it. Good luck and I'm looking forward to hearing about how you are travelling. #flower
G1a probably early 1980's, Biopsy F1(2010), F2-F3(2015). VL 5+mill; 2+mill (2014) Tx naive. Accessed Sof/Led through Dr Freeman at GP2U and Buyers Club (lifesavers!!!)
Commenced tx 12/11/15. 9 wk: VL <15 Detected but LFT = Normal 12 week results: UND (Yay!) Due to slow response commenced Sof/Dac 4 Feb for 12 weeks. EOT @ 24 weeks 27 April 2016. (With thanks to Dr Freeman et al). SVR11 result: VL 1,950,000. It's back!
New tx 030916 (Viekira Pak, Solvadi, Ribavirin UND @ 111116. EOT 170217.
SVR12 UND Hooray...
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 2 months 2 days ago #24493

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I got my Rx through Dr . Freeman and they were shipped and are now in New York (customs I suppose). Fibroscan is this next week. Looking forward to results. Going to Canada which is at least a 7 hr trip or longer. Cant wait to get started.
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 2 months 2 days ago #24494

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Yay!!Yahoo!! Congratulations!
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 1 month 4 weeks ago #24503

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Hi James Feemann

Treatment of GT3 in Denmark:

I have a question for you regarding genotype 3
Have the Danish health authorities paid the following treatment:
Sofosbuvir 400 mg & Velpatasvir 100 mg or
Sofosbuvir 400 mg & Daclatasvir 60 mg.

Are there any studies whether there are differences in the effect of the two types of treatment?

greeting
Gert
Probably infected 30 -35 years ago Genotype: 1a
Fibroscan 4,8 - 18 january 2017
Virus in the blood 18 January 2017 10.400000 / Alat 102
Started treatment January 19, 2017
February 15 - Alat 76 - virus: UNDETECTED
March 15 - Alat 34 - virus UNDETECTED
April 12 - Alat 40 Asat 34 - virus UNDETECTED / Taking the last pill :-)
May 10 SVR4 - Alat 36 -virus UNDETECTED
July 5 SVR12 - Fibroscan 3,8 Alat 39 - virus UNDETECTED
September 27 SVR24
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 1 month 4 weeks ago #24506

Hello Gert,

Yes, there are studies. You want page 18 of the EASL Guidelines (see PDF) that reports the major studies used for the guidelines and provides references for them you can then look up.

SOF+VEL: ASTRAL-3

Short version: slides.hcvonline.org/uploads/194/astral3.pdf
Long version: www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1512612#t=article

SOF+DCV: ALLY-3 and ALLY-3+

Short version: slides.hcvonline.org/uploads/164/ally3.pdf
Long vesion: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4409820/

ALLY-3+ www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26822022

There is another bigger SOF+DCV trial here: fixhepc.com/forum/gt3/369-gt3-high-svr-r...ith-daclatasvir.html which includes a PDF of the results. It does not have a funky name AFIK.



You may notice that the results for SOF+DCV vary a bit and include similar optimistic numbers to SOF+VEL

Now this table is interesting (and you won't easily find it). It comes from Abbvie who were talking about how good G/P is (previously called ABT-493/ABT-530). GS-9857 is Voxilaprevir in case you're wondering.



In theory Velpatasvir should be better - It has an EC50 of 20 vs 530 for daclatasvir, but only about 25% gets absorbed so that robs it of part of the 26.5x theoretical edge, dropping it to say 7x, but then the dose is 100 mg vs 60 mg so that pushes it up to about 10x.

Now resistance comes in 10x, 100x and 1000x strengths so 10x is just enough to probably make a real difference for a few patients.

I have no doubt that 16 weeks SOF+DCV works better in GT3 patients than 12 weeks, so that is a factor.
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Genotype 3's info, updates corner 1 month 2 weeks ago #24639

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I am genotype 3A and have been generic epclusa only a little over a week. My fibroscan looked normal. The first few days I felt kind of off but take it at night now and am noticing improvement in energy off and on.
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