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When Will We See GS 7977 with Riba on the market?

I have been reading such good things about the Gilead Sciences GS 7977 trials. Do any of you amazing HEP C Sleuths out there have any info about WHEN this drug is likely to come into general public usage? OR does anyone have experience on how to track down and get into a trial of the drug?

Good luck to you all, and me!

Pete
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Oh yay.....You're a CC!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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When big pharma decides people before profits!
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Dear Hector

You're right of course. I tested TT on the iL28B test. But after hearing you were CC I'm wondering how reliable that test is. My first week has gone really OK. See the Dr on Friday.

Best to you and thanks for your valuable input.

Pete
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"a MELD score has not even been discussed. "
The MELD score is used for patients with cirrhosis who are waiting for transplant to determine how ill they are and prioritize them on the waiting list. Since you only have stage 3 fibrosis, it isn't relevant to your situation.

I agree that now that you have started treatment let's see how you respond to treatment. As a genotype 2 you have a very high likelihood of success with this treatment.
Our discussion could be all a mute point if this treatment cures you.
Let's hope.

Cheers!
Hector
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  Yes, hang in there Pete, and lets just hope that
your virus will go undetected quickly, on the Interferon/Ribaviran; good luck~
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hmmmm - food for thought Hector. In my case, to my knowledge, a MELD score has not even been discussed.

Now that I have started the RIBA and interferon course (I started this course as much from advice here as from the pressure from the doctor)  I think I should persevere at least till I see how well I have done after the one month check. Then it may be time for a second opinion.

I really want to thank you for sharing your knowledge with me and taking time to write such a thorough explanation. You are very kind.

Pete
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