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5045042 tn?1365893700
undetectable
was undetectable @ 4 wks.......hopful right?
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1815939 tn?1377995399
Excellent news. This is a very good predictor. You can be very hopeful.
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3093770 tn?1389742726
Great news and a very good sign, good luck with the rest of tx
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2059648 tn?1439770265
That's really good news.  Glad to see your marching through treatment like
a real trooper.  Good for you!!!
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  Yes, it means that your own immune system is very responsive to the Interferon. I was Und at 4 weeks, and treated fro 28 wks, and I'm now cured. It's still hard for me to believe!  Good luck to you~
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1654058 tn?1407162666
Heck yes! You just made your first lap. And you're in the lead! That is excellent news. You are responding. Hang in there! xo Karen:)
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5045042 tn?1365893700
ok I know this is gross but anyone puke or heave so hard they **** themselves? its truly detestable
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1815939 tn?1377995399
Puking is miserable. If you are having trouble with nausea and/or vomiting, that can be treated. Many of us took Zofran to prevent the nausea and vomiting. There are other drugs too, but Zofran works very well and won't make you sleepy. I took it 3 times a day (8 mg every 8 hours if I recall correctly). Just give your doctor a call. You need to eat and keep food down and there is no reason to suffer nausea and/or vomiting while on Tx.

Hope you feel better soon.
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4705307 tn?1447973922
I really do like to hear good news, and thats the best. Best wishes and continued good hunting.
In regards to puking.....
Just became an issue, about a week ago, beginning week 26 seems my stomach would rather not take anymore pills, No matter what I do with in two hours of taking them they want out, not just that but have also noticed what appears to be a breakdown in the digestive process, the food seems to not be being processed.
Of course I have had to learn to let things take their course I have my monthly app this next Thursday, and beings has to how there is a period of time between ingestion and exploitation that there is no telling about the absorption rate of the Riba, and do not wish to take more than needed.    
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1747881 tn?1358189534
"there is no telling about the absorption rate of the Riba"

Riba reaches it's peak concentration at about 2 hrs after taking

Pharmacokinetics

Multiple dose ribavirin pharmacokinetic data are available for HCV patients who received ribavirin in combination with peginterferon alfa-2a. Following administration of 1200 mg/day with food for 12 weeks mean±SD (n=39; body weight greater than 75 kg) AUC0-12hr was 25,361±7110 ng∙hr/mL and Cmax was 2748±818 ng/mL. The average time to reach Cmax was 2 hours.

http://www.drugs.com/pro/copegus.html

Cmax - Pharmacology The peak serum concentration of a therapeutic drug

http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Cmax

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hi so glad to hear your news i would say you have the right to feel optimistic my hubby was und at wk 4 to and remained that way just waiting now for the svr. Good luck with rest of tx
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Excellent and a very good sign.  Keep this thought front and center throughout treatment as it will be a very strong motivator when times get tough. Good Luck!
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