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421145 tn?1230388454

"non responder"

I'm sure I ran across this at some point, I just can't find it again.

At 12 wks of inf/riba tx I'm supposed to have reduced load by 2log or stop treatment because I'm left with less than 1% chance of SVR. that's how I understood it.

What I don't understand is, why stop meds that seem to be working, though not as fast as we'd like.
My base was 4.4m and should have been 44k or less at 12 wk, right? What it was at 12 wk was 414k. They just called after my last heptimax and said "it's not going to work"
Seems like they were dying off at least.

Can anyone refresh my seriously depleted memory?
thanks
David
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233002 tn?1316027966
Stinks doesn't it. But there it is. Can't find the link to the slide set about slow and non responders, but it is consistent with what they told you. Of course they are really saying that based on observation the probability of SVR with your age and VL stinks, really stinks.

you had a 1 log drop and that sadly is not very much. I know how you feel; I had a 1.3 log drop the first time through.


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http://clinicaloptions.com/Hepatitis/Treatment%20Updates/HCV%20Nonresponders/Slideset%20Module/Nonresponders%20Slideset.aspx

maybe this will help
Teri
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