Before DAA treatment, I suffered from muscle pain after very little physical excercise .
At about week 20 into treatment, these muscle pains got a lot worse.
After finishing my 24 week treatment, these aches & pains were still making my life hell.
I thought they had something to do with the DAA's .
But at around 4 weeks post treatment, these muscle aches & pains, started to get less.
At 6 weeks post treatment , all these aches & pains have gone. I play 2 to 3 rounds of golf per week.
MAYBE the virus is dead & gone, & my liver is starting to recover.
HCV Genotype 1a
2003 Relapsed Peg Interferon / Ribavirin
Pre treatment VL 2,000,000
ALT 65, AST 42, ALP 111, GGT 56
Treatment -24 weeks - Sof , Led with 12 weeks Riba.
4 weeks VL <12 Detected ALP 89 , GGT 21 , ALT 17 , AST14
12 weeks VL Undetected ALP 96, GGT 22, ALT 20, AST 20
24 weeks VL Undetected ALP 83, GGT 20, ALT 21, AST 14
EOT 6th April 2016
SVR 5 weeks VL Undetected ALP 81, GGT 31, ALT 22, AST 20
Hey Mikey! He likes it!!! Sorry, that's from an old tv commercial here in the US... I couldn't resist
Truly do appreciate the free flow of information about, before, during and after Hep C tx sdfx on this forum. Being, not yet even 3 weeks into 12 weeks of generic harvoni, it's very helpful to see that you're not alone in what you may be experiencing and to get a glimpse of what MAY be ahead.
Thanks to ALL,
P.S. Michael, I'm jealous about how much golf you are able to get in now ... I feel blessed if I get in 9 holes in a month these days... hope to see better days ahead like yours.
GT1a; Got it some time in the 70's; Diagnosed @1976
SOT May 18, 2016: CMP: AST 162 ALT 241 VL 13000000
3 weeks after SOT: AST 27 ALT 31 VL 138
Reached EOT Aug. 10, 2016 / Received svr4 results Sept. 20, 2016: AST 22 ALT 24
Hep C RNA "NOT DETECTED"
AS OF 3/20/2017 ,Hep C RNA PCR "NOT DETECTED" THAT'S SVR24!
I'm glad the aches have gone.
It must've been the meds.
Funny how different the youth are, my son didn't have any aches at all.
So glad he's been spared getting older with the virus & having to go through tx then.
Sure he'd get the aches & pains then
Thanks to the generics.
J the young dragon slayer is:
HepC 1a since birth
Male aged 15
Started Twinvir/ 10-11-15-then Sof/led.
NO sides so far !
after one week VL : 37
after 4 wks VL : UND !
EOT 2/2/16 UND.!
4 wks. post tx results....pending....
7/3/16 VL result : 4 week post tx: SVR !
12 weeks SVR !
24 wks SVR yeeaa!!