Anyone have experience with starting new treatment?

Suppose to start Epclusa next week I’m 65yrs old, not sick prob had since 70s side effects worry me as I have COPD. Also, would having flu vaccine spike my viral load numbers? thanks


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  • Susan Simon moderator
    3 months ago

    Hi Davoe, I would not worry about side effects due to your COPD. The flu vaccine should not spike your viral load. Viral load is like blood pressure, it changes from hour to hour. Moat patients due very well with Epclusa. Give it a try and stay calm. (Sue,Community Moderator)

  • Davoe author
    3 months ago

    Hi Sue.i just read some of the past posts on this site seems like Esther had and is still getting poste tx complications (aches &pains)why do people say no side effect ,one older guy i know ended up in emergency 3days after starting tx breathing problems ect.i dont really think this miracle cure has been around long enough to know for sure ,its great that it is cureing ppl but when they say 90-95%cure rate is that cure rate been on young near healthy low VL people ? Im just trying to find out all pos an negs before i take first tablet an hope im not a guinea pig with geno 3 hi VL.thanks hope you are going ok.

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