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Ok to get Flu Shot during treatment? 6 years 10 months ago #3314

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They heavily promote getting the flu shots here in US this time of year, I'm taking sof and dac, day 15, is it ok to get the flu shot while I am taking these medicines?
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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Ok to get Flu Shot during treatment? 6 years 10 months ago #3323

I am not convinced the flu shot has a high success rate and have been advised to leave it alone for now. In the UK apparently, according to some reports, they have a large stockpile.
GT1a Dec14 F2/8.7 VL 900000-2.5M
Jan16 Hepcivir-L MonkMed/Redemption
Baseline: VL 913575 Alt 76 Platelets low
Wk2 VL1157 Alt 23
DET Wk 8 VL 32 Alt19 'In the slow lane'
June16 Fibro 5.7 F0/1 LIF 1.5
Wk 11 VL<12 Alt 13 Det/Unq
Extending tx 12 wks Mylan Sofo/Dac MonkMed
Wk 14 VL <12 Det/Unq
Wk 16 VL UNDETECTED
Wk 22 + 4 Wks Sunprevir FixHepC
Wk 24 UNDETECTED Alt 13
Wk 12 post tx SVR12 Wk 26 SVR24
Thank-you Tim, Dr Debasis @ MonkMed & Dr Freeman @ Fix HepC

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Ok to get Flu Shot during treatment? 6 years 10 months ago #3324

LondonGirl wrote: I am not convinced the flu shot has a high success rate and have been advised to leave it alone for now. In the UK apparently, according to some reports, they have a large stockpile.


I get a flu shot most years and am thankfully spared it however when I go overseas I can't get one before I go that coresponds to the prevailing strain so I get it on holidays. :woohoo:
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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Ok to get Flu Shot during treatment? 6 years 10 months ago #3340

Yes, it is ok to have a flu shot.
YMMV
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