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Author Topic: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)  (Read 2340 times)

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Offline sfpvguy41

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New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« on: September 11, 2006, 11:28:14 PM »
Just got labs back today, 4 years to the day when I tested positive while in the hospital, and 6 months from starting on Reyataz/Norvir, Viread and Epivir.  Last labs were 3 months ago...

Viral Load: Undetectable !!!  (was 85 last time, this is <75)
CD4s:  703!!! (was 581 last time)
CD4%: 37!!! (was 31 last time)

Haven't missed a day...and no side effects these days with the meds...thought I would share the good news to encourage others.  So happy this regimen, my first, is working so well so far.

Sept 11 is a very eventful day for me and HIV as well as for all those other reasons...I guess it's like my own personal form of terror...

Labs: (undetectable since 2005)
12/13: 634 cdr, 37.3%, 758 cd8, total chol 183, triglycerides 131
8/13: changed to Edurant from Reyataz
12/12: 828 cd4, 34.5%, 1078 cd8, total chol 192, tri 196
12/11: 787 cd4, 37%, 979 cd8.
9/11: 758 cd4, 38%, 944 cd8, und.
8/11 dropped norvir, incr reyataz to 400 mg
6/11: 621 CD4 CD4% 41, CD8 680! Undetectable. Creatinine and eGFR are ok now.
Switched from Truvada to Epzicom in late April 2011
AGT/AST and creatinine back to normal mid-April.
Cut Norvir from regimen.
Switched back to Reyataz/Norvir late Feb 2011
2/11: CD4 664 34%, CD8 963, diagnosed with osteoporosis, high AGT/AST and creatinine.
12/10: CD4: 676 CD4%: 34 CD8: 1012
Switched from Reyataz/norvir to Isentress 10/10
8/10: CD4: 731 CD4%: 40 CD8: 866
Diagnosed Sept. 2002 started meds May 2005.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2006, 11:31:23 PM »
Well done love!


Offline Robert

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2006, 11:42:31 PM »

Those are great numbers.  And aren't these good meds, though?  I've been on this same regimine (my one and only) since Dec. 2003.  I started out with 18 t-cells and now I'm up to 409 (30%) down from 540 (33%) 3 months ago, but, hey, whose counting?


« Last Edit: September 11, 2006, 11:47:07 PM by Robert »

Offline Eldon

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2006, 11:44:10 PM »
Hello Robert, it is Eldon.

We are all doing the Happy Dance for you. Your numbers look great! Keep doing what you have been doing!

Have the BEST Day!

Offline joyluckclub

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2006, 11:48:37 PM »
I'm glad your labs turned out well for you!

"Honey, be who you is"  Madea.........

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2006, 11:50:16 PM »
Hello Robert,

CONGRATULATIONS on the latest numbers. Looking real good !!! It's good to read that you have had very little side effects with this combo. Keep the numbers going in the right direction. Looks like you are doing everything right !

Take care------Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 20mg of Atorvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Amlodipine Besolate 5mg-- Updated 9/24/2017

Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 9/18/2017,  Viral load remains <40
CD 4 @358 /  CD4 % @ 13

 65 years young.

Offline Teresa

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2006, 11:57:51 PM »

Fantastic numbers hon!

Hubby HIV+ 5/5/06
  %: 26.7
 VL: <20
Atripla (started it 8/24/06)

Offline LatinAlexander

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2006, 11:59:00 PM »
CONGRATS MEN!!!!!!!!!!!

Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2006, 12:13:02 AM »
 :o music to our ears! congratulations!  :) that's how it's done baby...

Offline ndrew

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Re: New Labs - Happy Happy Happy! :)
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2006, 12:17:50 AM »
Way to go superman!  Kick some bad boy butt!



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