The two medications are combinations of different antiviral drugs. Harvoni has been known to cure in as little as eight weeks in a few documented cases, but is usually prescribed for 12 ~ 24 weeks.
Depression and fatigue are common side effects of both medications and of most antiviral agents.
How long have you been taking Epclusa and do you have other medical problems your doctor is aware of?
I'd consult with her/him and ask for advice on these side effects.
Best regards and hope you're feeling better soon. Wildcat
raynal; yes as My friend Wildcat said it is different for many people it depends on how bad the blood levels are on most are in the 12 weeks and please don't miss a dose. And also drink lots of water it helps with the headaches and the yucky feeling. good luck feels free to keep us posted you can do this in short time your life is back.
It was told to me that depression can be managed by cutting back on the ribavirin and extending the harvoni..but you need to talk to your doctor. I already take meds for my depression. So l keep my Dr. Informed.
ME TOO. Such depression, so much so that I am going to inquire if I can stop @ 8 weeks; if my viral load/virus is "non-detected". But, if this is my cure, and I HAVE TO TAKE full 12 weeks; I will. Depression from the medication is temporary- cure; forever (fingers crossed)
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