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whhat time of day to take the meds

I should be getting the Sovaldi/olysio Thursday and plan to stay Friday.  Is it best to take in the evening, because of possib side effects?
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I started the same last Friday and wondered the same thing. I decided to take them at 9am each morning. I have had no side effects so far other than a couple of mild headaches and really have a little more energy. Maybe because my liver is releasing less enzymes, really not sure. I decided on morning to try and prevent it from not letting me sleep. maybe someone else can offer their experience with the time of day to take the two pills.
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I take mine every evening at 7:00 - for no reason other than convenience b

I too felt energetic and strangely euphoric for the first 2 or 3 weeks but since then, not so much. Headaches, insomnia, and incredible fatigue.

I like to think that it is what you said, Chris. That the Sovaldi goes in there and kicks some Hep C butt! That may be true or some of that initial energy  may be that we are all on such a high initially to be taking this miracle drug with such promise.

Maybe it is the new found joy that makes us feel euphoric. Everyone responds differently though and I hope  you continue to feel great

I have 3 more weeks of treatment and looking forward to SVR - for everyone
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You hit the nail right on the head, hepcandme. Getting approved to take the two new drugs and euphoric about the possibility of getting rid of HCV is very exciting in itself. It might take a couple of weeks for any side effects to appear and the drugs to really get in your system. I hope your remaining 3 weeks go good and you are SVR in the end.
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