Hepcvir (Sofosbuvir) used to treat chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) infection. The medicine has given a higher cue rates and fewer side effects, reported 96.4% of patient had complete recovery.
This medication is safe for taking one table in daily with combination therapy. It allows most patient to be treat successfully with less side effects. The combination of other prescribed medicines Ribavirin to treat HCV genotypes 2 and 3 or triple therapy with injection Peginterferon Alfa medicine to treat HCV genotypes 1 and 4.
Sofosbuvir is also can be used in HCV patients with an HIV coinfection and safe to use with patient who is waiting for liver transplant.
If you have liver cancer and are waiting for a liver transplant, you will take sofosbuvir with ribavirin for up to 48 weeks or until you have a liver transplant. The length of your treatment depends on your condition, how well you respond to the medication, and whether you experience severe side effects.
For the professional advice of different combination on therapy, please see advice from your health care or professional doctor.
- Muscle Pain
- Loss of appetite
- Sleeping difficultly
Some side effect can be serious. If you have unusual experience and problems, you should contact your doctors or Healthcare right immediately.
The Combination Therapy with pegylated interferon and ribavirin can cause birth defects or cause death to unborn baby. If you are pregnant or decided to become pregnant, do not take these medicines. If you are unsure of being pregnant, a pregnant test is needed before starting for this treatment.
At this time, it is not known if Hepcvir (Sofosbuvir) passes through breast milk in humans. Therefore, you should talk with your doctor for more information about this.
You should tell your doctor if you have had a liver transplant, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), kidney disease, or any type of liver disease other than hepatitis C. Should tell the doctor if you are allergic of this medication of any ingredient of Sofosbuvir tablets.
Do not change dosage or stop taking before talking with your doctor or healthcare provider. If you miss a dose of Sofosbuvir, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it on same day. However, if you do not remember the missed dose until the next day, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses on the same day.