The treatment combination,your husband took was right,although there are many other drugs available for treatment and continuous research is being done for better molecules.
You should consult a gastroenterologist
and would require treatment if there is chronic active hepatitis
however treatment is most effective in first 6 months of infection.
About 50 to 80 % of cases who take treatment get cured completely.
This infection resolves spontaneously in 10 to 50% of cases,which occurs more frequently in individuals who are young and female.
HCV induces chronic infection in 50 to 80% of cases.Approximately 40 to 80 % of these cases clear with this treatment.In rare cases infection can clear without treatment.
Most of the infected cases show minimal or no symptoms during the initial few decades of infection.
About 10 to 30 % of cases develop liver cirrhosis
over 30 years of infection and those who develop cirrhosis have 20 times chances of developing liver cancer
and this becomes 100 times more if a person drinks alcohol.
There is no vaccine against HEPATITIS C