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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #7920

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I just spoke Dr. Debasis at Monkmed in India and my meds are approved for shipping. I will arrive in Hobart on Feb. 1 and start tx on Feb. 2. This has been an extraordinary experience so far and I am looking forward to 30 days of healing, hiking and exploring in Tasmania. Thanks to all of you who are making this possible.
Diagnosed in 2000, Genotype 1(b), no previous treatment,
Viral Load 90,700, ALT 86, AST 56 (as of Novemeber 15, 2015)
Fibroscan F0
Starting Redemption Sof/Led on February 2, 2016
Thanks to Greg Jeffries, Monkmed , FixHepC and Dr. Freeman

Feb. 29
Week 5 of tx
ALT 23
Undetected

May 26
4 EOT
ALT 25
AST 28

Didn't test for viral load. Will test is July at 12 weeks EOT

August 1
Liver enzymes in normal range
HCV UNDETECTED
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #7946

Happy travels Honker.
SVR 24
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #7985

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Sounds Awesome Honker - Tassie is beautiful - certainly a Hiker's paradise :)
Good Luck on your journey!
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G3a HCV 35 yrs Tx naive
Started Sof/Dac 13/01/16

Dec '15
AST 70
ALT 89
GGT 124
Fibroscore 8.5
F1-F2
13 Feb'16 VL UND #woohoo!
AST 24
ALT 26
GGT 50H
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #7998

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Have fun! Watch out for the Tasmanian Devils and Dropbears! :lol:
GT 2b; since 80's, no prior tx, sofosbuvir and daclatasvir compounded from API's at Kingswood Pharmacy in Sydney, started tx nov 6,2015, undetected at 4 wks, UND at 8 weeks, UND at 1 week after EOT, UND at 4 weeks after EOT and UND at 8 weeks after EOT. " I feel GOOD!! I knew that I WOULD!"
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #8015

Dropbears? what are they.....
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #8016

Good luck Honker. I lived is Tassie for two years way back when and it is a beautiful place to visit. Especially Coles Bay, picture perfect :)
Lives in Bendigo, Victoria
No prior treatment Genotype 1b Fibroscan 0 (only showed a bit of a fatty liver) Diagnosed in February 2015 Currently on my last week of treatment taking led/sof Last LFT normal
Insomnia the only side effect
Undetected at 4 weeks
SVR4 - undetected - all bloods good and GP very happy
SVR12 bloods to be done at end of April 2016
SVR12 - undetected!!!
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #8020

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Don't they have the dropbears in New Zealand too? hmmmmm.....
GT 2b; since 80's, no prior tx, sofosbuvir and daclatasvir compounded from API's at Kingswood Pharmacy in Sydney, started tx nov 6,2015, undetected at 4 wks, UND at 8 weeks, UND at 1 week after EOT, UND at 4 weeks after EOT and UND at 8 weeks after EOT. " I feel GOOD!! I knew that I WOULD!"
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 4 months ago #8023

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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8686

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Can't wait to see drop bears and devils! I just found out today that my meds have arrived and waiting for me to get there. I arrive in Hobart on Feb. 1 and will start on Feb. 2. Very excited about the trip and the healing. Any other tips on what I should do there? Assuming I have energy, I would like to hire a car and drive around. Also very interested in day hikes and happy to have company if anyone is keen.
Diagnosed in 2000, Genotype 1(b), no previous treatment,
Viral Load 90,700, ALT 86, AST 56 (as of Novemeber 15, 2015)
Fibroscan F0
Starting Redemption Sof/Led on February 2, 2016
Thanks to Greg Jeffries, Monkmed , FixHepC and Dr. Freeman

Feb. 29
Week 5 of tx
ALT 23
Undetected

May 26
4 EOT
ALT 25
AST 28

Didn't test for viral load. Will test is July at 12 weeks EOT

August 1
Liver enzymes in normal range
HCV UNDETECTED
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8693

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Just PMed you honker. I'm about 45 mins south of Hobart.
Huon Valley, Tasmania
Hep C+ since 1980s
Genotype 1b
F3/4
VL 480,000
Started Indian Sof and Riba, BMS Dac (comp access) 28 August 2015
UND at 4 weeks
Finished treatment 19 November 2015
12 February 2016 UND SVR12
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8698

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HUGE thanks to Tim at Monkmed for service about and beyond. And to Dr. Freeman and FixhepC for creating a solution to what is really a simple problem that has been complicated by greed.
Diagnosed in 2000, Genotype 1(b), no previous treatment,
Viral Load 90,700, ALT 86, AST 56 (as of Novemeber 15, 2015)
Fibroscan F0
Starting Redemption Sof/Led on February 2, 2016
Thanks to Greg Jeffries, Monkmed , FixHepC and Dr. Freeman

Feb. 29
Week 5 of tx
ALT 23
Undetected

May 26
4 EOT
ALT 25
AST 28

Didn't test for viral load. Will test is July at 12 weeks EOT

August 1
Liver enzymes in normal range
HCV UNDETECTED
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8703

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Hi Honker
I just love this place and have visited 3 times. Travel by catamaran to MONA on the river.. Awesome place for a quiet day. I wish you well for Tx.
www.mona.net.au
gt 1a VL 6m
F2/3 FibroScan - 9KPa in 2011 and 7KPa in 2015
sof/dac 10 December for 12 weeks
pre tx alt 85 ast 51
4 wk alt 34 ast 31 UND <35
8 wk alt 29 ast 32 UND <15
12wk alt 25 ast 25 EOT 3.3.16
SVR24 UND KPa5.3 F0 in normal range
I am well
.forever grateful to fixhepc
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8704

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Thanks Pat. MONA by boat is one of the first things I will do. I am so excited about all this!
Diagnosed in 2000, Genotype 1(b), no previous treatment,
Viral Load 90,700, ALT 86, AST 56 (as of Novemeber 15, 2015)
Fibroscan F0
Starting Redemption Sof/Led on February 2, 2016
Thanks to Greg Jeffries, Monkmed , FixHepC and Dr. Freeman

Feb. 29
Week 5 of tx
ALT 23
Undetected

May 26
4 EOT
ALT 25
AST 28

Didn't test for viral load. Will test is July at 12 weeks EOT

August 1
Liver enzymes in normal range
HCV UNDETECTED
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8711

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Dear Honker,

Its a pleasure and honor for all of us at MonkMed to serve the FixHepC people!

3 cheers to starting your treatment on Feb 2nd and our best wishes for a complete recovery!!!

Thanks
Tim
MonkMed Care Team!
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Honker Heads for Hobart 6 years 3 months ago #8740

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Great to hear you're on the tx journey now too Honker, only 2 weeks to go :)

One recommendation if you have the means, get to Cradle Mountain if you possibly can - breaktaking scenery and lots of hiking opportunities. Visited in 1996 and I really wish I could go back there.
GT1a since 1988, diagnosed 1990
F0, tx naive
VL 262,000 ALT 40 AST 26 GGT 13 Fibroscan 04/12/15 - 2.9
Started Mesochem sof/dac 12 weeks 01/01/2016
11/02/2016 - 6 weeks UNDETECTED
AST 26
ALT 26
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