New to Healing Well - Not to liver disease...

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

New Member

Date Joined Mar 2017
Total Posts : 3
   Posted 3/15/2017 10:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi all,

My husband has a cohort liver disease - HepC of which he was cured of in January 2016 with Harvoni.

Post Edited (katmichelle) : 3/16/2017 8:29:14 AM (GMT-6)

ppm guy
Veteran Member

Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 1224
   Posted 3/17/2017 12:30 PM (GMT -6)   
hi katmichelle
sorry about late response. ive been taking care of my brother, who has liver cancer and ESLD. we have the same problem with xifaxin. Medicaid approves it, then deny it. your correct, lactulose alone is not very efficient.

He now has a social worker, who has helped getting his xifaxin reapproved, for now. Yes writing letters, from you and your dr can help. im a little surprised medicare is denying this important medication.

my brother and I, both got hep c in the 60s. I finally passed the virus in 2013, and was lucky enough to improve my liver.. he was not so lucky.

let me know how your appeals are doing. much respect to you.. I know how heartbreaking this process can be. stay strong..
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:56 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,004,530 posts in 329,153 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 161744 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, csorthofeet.
233 Guest(s), 3 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
JoHnGaMeR90, ravenhome777, noodlesnoodles