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Virus Undetectable after 49 Weeks Treatment on Incivek

Got great news yesterday. After treatment with Incivek Pegatron and Interferon, for 48 weeks I've tested virus undetectable. Had HepC since 1975. Genotype 1 (never knew if a or b). Between stage 1 and 2 liver damage. Second try at therapy. Unsuccessful in 1994 when I was a null responder to Pegatron and Interferon.
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Well this is a big congratulation!!!  Is this your end of treatment test?
317787 tn?1473358451
Hey there! Congratulations, I am so very happy to hear you are UND.  49 weeks is a real accomplishment.  
I did the same tx you just finished, it was rough I am now considered cured.  I am sure you will be as well.
Thank you so much for sharing this fantastic news.  It helps everyone when people share their news.
My niece says "Sharing is Caring" I think that is so true
Best to you
Dee
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Congratulations!!  When will your 12 and 24 week EOT be?

What a long treatment.  I know you are thrilled to be done with it.  Just remember, you will still be feeling the affects for a while - I am speaking from current experience here - and don't get upset, or think you have relapsed just because you are feeling bad some days, getting those meds out of your system!

Thanks to the wonderful, knowledgeable people on this Forum, I was prepared.  Just wanted to share that info with you.

Now, go do something really special to pamper yourself as a reward!  : -)

Pat
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Yes, it's the end of treatment test. Still have to wait for the final test, six months from now. I'm optimisticly hoping for a SVR then.
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I will only be tested after 24 weeks. Now scheduled for the end of May. It's free in Canada due to our Medicare system (love it) so I'm not complaining.
Thanks for the pampering suggestion. I'll see if my wife says that's okay.
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Hiya! Congratulations onwards& upwards for the golden badge of SVR. Wishing you all the very, very best Jules
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Seems like a long time to wait, BUT those protocols were different from present meds and that is what was called for.  Time goes by quickly!

Keep us informed.  Pat
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Very cool. Congrats on the good news.
I am on week 27 with 21 to go.  UND since week 4 and hopefully I will be as fortunate as you !!!
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Finishing Tx is an accomplishment and a relief.  So happy for you and hope for good news in May.   Keep us posted.....and Good Luck!
.....Kim
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Good luck to you. I was undetectable after 4 weeks as well.
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