User Reviews for Ledipasvir / sofosbuvir (Page 6)
Also known as: Harvoni
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Reviews for Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Diagnosed with HepC in 2011, After a long battle with my insurance company finally got approved for Harvoni with the help of Patient Advocate Foundation and the fact that the insurance company waited way too long to come to a decision on my original appeal at their denial. Have been taking it now for thirteen days and at my first blood test was told my condition is stable. I haven't experienced any of the side effects so many others have reported. I take my medicine while at work with no problems. I am really praying that I will be cured because I really want to put this behind me. Will update later when I hopefully get the good news that my blood is back clear and untainted. I have faith that I will be another success story for Harvoni."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I am 36 year old and had Hep C since 2004. Just start taking Harvoni it does not have any side effects at all...I can't believe it...today I took my 11 th Big Pil. I am happy I am gonna cure...thank to GOD! 12 week time"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I'm cured!! Only 8 weeks of treatment, no side effects and I'm cured from Hep C after 15 years!"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Was diagnosed with Hepc in 2015 and started harvoni a few months later... shortly after starting I experienced hair loss, severe depression... skin issues, severe dehydration even though I was drinking tons of water also memory issues. When I reported this I was told these were not reported side effects but if they were would clear up after treatment was over. Well it has been a year and I still have terribly dry skin and feel terrible, muscles aches, tiredness and I was doing half marathons and felt great before. My skin has aged terribly, memory issues, still feel dried out all the time all of which I never had before treatment. Although I am cleared of the virus I wish I had never taken harvoni . I feel it has ruined my life."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Jan 12th was my last bloodwork and I am cured!!!!!! Thank the Lord!!!! After having that virus 27 years.."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I got hep c 1a from a blood transfusion I received 45 years ago and only found out in October 2016. I have just been approved by my Medicare Part D plan and am scheduled for a 8 week treatment. I will receive my first 30 day supply of Harvoni Tuesday. I am excited and am eager to get rid of this hidden virus that has been apart of me most my life. It will be interesting to see if I feel any different after I am cured. For those of you just starting or going to start taking this medication, I will keep you updated of my progress and what or if I have any side effects."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Just got the fantastic news yesterday...I am cured...have had for 40 years...tried 5 different medications...the virus hung on tight. I was given 6 months treatment, had a couple headaches but it was a breeze compared to interferon. I now am planning to travel and just enjoy this life without hep c, so long hep c after 20 yrs. I have known I had the virus, and that was on my mind all the time. I was scared to make any plans My driving force was my family and my fantastic grand daughter...she is 6 and needs me around to show her the ropes. Thank you to all the men and women who worked around the clock to create this miracle cure starving off the virus...what a common sense approach...this now is being applied to aids, cancer...xxx"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Taking Harvoni has been truly a blessing. I couldnt afford the $95k price tag but luckily I got approved thru Support Path on the Harvoni website. I have been taking the pills for 10 weeks now with 2 weeks to go. I have not had and side effects except got a little bit sleepy after taking the pill but that only lasted for the first month. Before taking the pills my doctor told me my viral load was very high. My blood work after the first month showed the virus as undetectable. Couldn't be happier. My brain feels very clear and my energy is through the roof. I drink plenty of water everyday and have been going to the gym and also started eating healthy. I really didn't realize how sick I was until I started the meds."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I had Hep C for over 30 years. I never really felt bad. I noticed my hair was falling out, getting thinner and my skin looked horrible. I began an 8 week regime of Harvoni the day after Thanksgiving. I was so hesitant in fear of side effects. I got up early and took that first giant pill. I waited, waited and waited for some sort of "sick" feeling? It never came, never!! Each day I took my daily pill. Day by day I began to have more energy, increased positive thoughts. As the last couple of weeks rolled around, my skin and hair had both taken on a new healthy youthful look. My skin looks amazing, it's moist and my hair is thicker than it's been on over 35 years. My nails grow so strong and long, I am a new person! "
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I was extremely tired, also after finishing dose, I began getting excrutiating pain especially when laying down, deep in my long bones in legs & arms, also now I've finished my 24 weeks, I am getting pain in liver area again, with nausea, my dr has said my blood levels have got better yet ordered a ultrasound, I also have severe feet, legs, hands & thigh edema & cirrhosis. My other Dr said the pain began when I started the harvoni."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Day 10 of taking Harvoni. Some side effects are a little nauseous, some fatigue along with some energy, because it is attacking my viral load. Have a viral load of 7,000,000. Took the Robitron treatment 20 years ago. Those side effects were horrible. Harvoni is a breeze. If you never took the interferon treatment, you don't know how lucky your are that a treatment came out with minimal side effects."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Took my last pill of 8 weeks on yesterday. YAAAY! Labs done today. Glad this part of the journey is over. Hoping that I can get back to myself. Though I am grateful, I really wish I would have waited to make a more informal decision about the some of the side effects that are not listed. They hit me pretty hard in the last few weeks. As a person who suffered with the depression it really almost wiped me out. I was told that the side effects are minimal but it varies from person to person. Some of us suffer more than others. "
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "My dad took Harvoni but two months after he started to lose all this weight and they found a large Tumor on his liver. The Harvoni caused extreme fatigue and with the cancer tumor it wiped him out in 6 months. There are many many people who had this reaction to Harvoni. After all this I would go for naturopathic treatments instead. ."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I started taking harvoni on 12-10-16 , on 12-21-23 I had my first labs , on 1--6-17 I had my 1st dr. visit since starting harvoni at that dr. visit I was told my viral load went from 2,000,000 down to 18 I was told a viral load of 15 is fantastic I was 3 points higher than the optimum virol load.I will say this taking harvoni hasn't been a cake walk but harvoni is worth taking even though its some getting use to some of the side effects , one more thing I feel blessed after hearing about all the hardship people are going through to get the drug for me its free I'm a veteran and the VA has a program for qaulifying vets to get it free. Praise God , God bless you all. Hang tuff!! Still have 8 weeks to go, 61 yrs old"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Well...Put simply it was awesome. I took my first blood work at 14 days and a high 18 year viral load was gone. I don't feel and extra discomfort from normal. Just wished it was out back in the 90's. I then took all the rest of the days thinking it was unnecessary Test after a month maximum"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Six Weeks into 8 week treatment. Experienced no side effects in the beginning. I do not like water and slowly stopped drinking it as much. Later (in 5 wk) side effects increased(flu like symptoms, nausea, fatigue, moody). Always uncomfortable, I was forced to get back into the habit of drinking water. It actually helped with the discomfort of the side effects. The same day I started back again, drinking lots of water I NOTICED A BIG DIFFERENCE"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I am age 24, I believe I contracted Hep C through IV drug habit. I thought my low energy and brain fog was because of the many drugs I have done. I had the virus for 2-4 years unknowingly. I finally got a checkup and came back completely healthy except for having Hep C. I workout and eat healthy all the time. My viral load was under 15,000 (very low). I was put on harvoni 8 week and was tested the last 2 weeks of treatment and came up negative. The medication eradicates a resilient virus from your body. Harvoni definitely has side effects do not let any doctor tell you otherwise. The medication is extremely effective however and the trade off for mild discomfort is well worth it. I am now a few months clean of Hep C after taking Harvoni"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "When I was pregnantin 1997 I was told I had hep c. How I got it I am unsure. But I never worried much on having it. Until told after my second child in 2004 that I could pass it to my kids during pregnancy. Scared I ordered test on my two girls ( they are uninfected) and started using the treatment that was avalible at that time. I took six pills a day and shots once a week that made me feel awful. I didn't eat very good for six weeks due treatment. Was hospitalized for being under weight and severe malnourishment. When released I started a new job and lost my insurance. Was told once I quit treatment I wouldn't be able to Start again. Now DEC. 2016 I am on last month of harvoni and it worked. No side effects during treatment."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I am on day 61 of Harvoni. I was originally to do only 8 weeks but my blood work at 4 and 6 weeks showed an tiny bit of virus still present. <12 is what it is. I'm getting more fatigued as time goes on and I am sick and tired of having an foggy head. No headaches since week 1 though. I drink water and go to the bathroom all day. Would love to hear comments. Peace."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "OK, I had taken my 29th pill the day I had my blood work. The blood work came back negative after my 28th pill of Harvoni. YES! This medicine works! I got 25 more days left of taking it. I am so glad we have the technology to beat this! Now we just need a cure for cancer!"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I was told in 2004 that I tested positive for Hep C. Nothing was done about it. My liver enzymes were always off the scale, but no civilian doctor made much effort to diagnose the problem. Some seem to think I may have contracted it through a blood transfusion in 1985. Who knows? The VA convinced me to be put on a 12 week program of Harvoni. So as it turns out I'm a Genotype 1a with a viral load of over 1.4 million. The first week of drug therapy I had trivial side effects, but no big deal, mostly headaches subsided by drinking more water. I had insomnia already so I can't say the Harvoni effected it. Now, 34 days later, my blood tests show my viral load below 15. It definitely works."
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I took Harvoni for 12 weeks. Out of those 12 weeks there were only 2 days that I really suffered with terrible headaches. Someone told me to stay away from all headache meds except believe it or not, Tylenol. Please check with your doctor first. Drink plenty of water After that.no more headaches. After treatment viral load zero. Waiting now for the 3 month test. I am geno 4. "
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I took for 12 weeks, finished Around October, 2015! I started getting short tempered and severe short term memory loss, and depressed! I cleared and am glad I took it, but very upset about mental state. Was cleared around 8 weeks! So happy about clearing, but not happy about mental problems, could be a coincidence, but do not think so, never had mental problems before! I still think this medicine works great!"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "Was diagnosed w/hep C 20 years ago through physical for life insurance. I figure that I've had it for at least 40 years w/ no side affects, but Dr. insisted if I didn't treat it I would end up with end stage liver disease. Not a pleasent thought. Viral load is only 650,000, so I am now into day 17. No side affects so far other than recent feeling of a mild flu like systems that last for very short periods. MUCH better than the interferon I tried for 5 months 20 years ago!"
Harvoni (ledipasvir / sofosbuvir) for Hepatitis C: "I'm 65, female and last night I took my first pill. I've had Hep C since about 1975. I looked at that pill a long time before I took it. It seems too good to be true and I'm afraid of the side effects. Still this morning I still feel the same as ever. It would be nice if it just continued this way. I will make it through this treatment and I will get cured."
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