Thank you I wish Svr for you and everyone Will be starting next week I got the approval today and my case nurse does not work Fridays. Gilead is picking up the 20%my insurance doesn't pay. So grateful for Gilead. They have been wonderful I live in Canada.
I think there is some confusion over the use of terms.
"8 weeks and have cured "
There is no thing as cured at 8 weeks. Cured is 12 weeks after treatment ends or EOT and SVR12. For others they consider themselves cured at SVR24. Plus I'm not sure what cocktail your are referring to. You could be more specific? Harvoni? (too soon to tell) S/O?
Perhaps you mean 8 weeks that are undetected? These new drugs make most people in treatment go undetected at 4 weeks.
I just posted on your other thread. While KoKo is right in reporting seen data, 'MOST people @ 4wks) is a question I have. I have seen many low(like you) but not undetected at 4 weeks, to go on to be NOT detected at next PCR RNA. I was detected @ 4 weeks @ 550 by 8 I was NOT DETECTED & am now 8 wks post EOT> NOT DETECTED & very hopeful :-) see my numbers on your other thread~ Randy
I was detected at 4 weeks on Viekira Pak and went on to SVR. 4 weeks is not a requirement for SVR and neither is 8 weeks. Some people are even detected at end of treatment and still go on to SVR. Try not to worry too much. Early Rapid Response is no longer meaningful with the new DAA's.
P.S. And don't forget that what happens in the real world is often very different than what happens in a clinical trial where patients are hand-picked for success. It takes some of us much longer to reach undetected.
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