|reply pls worried
Nov 9, 2008
my doc started on with adefovir 6 months back. that time my viral load was 64,00,00,000 copies , after 6 months when i under went the test again it was 54290 copies. what does this mean? will i be cured . how long will the treatment has to continue?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
You started with an extremely high viral load so it appears that you are responding nicely with at least a 4-log drop. This is typical for adefovir.
However, if you have detectable virus by 48 weeks I would want to either add another drug or switch to decrease the risk of resistance.
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