Medicine Overview of Hepcvir Tablet
Uses of Hepcvir Tablet
Hepcvir is used to for the treatment of severe Hepatitis C virus in the liver. Hepcvir is highly effective medicine for this infection. Therefore Hepcvir will reduced the action of hepatitis C Virus in our body and recover the liver from infection caused by virus.
Side effects of Hepcvir Tablet
Hepcvir has common and serious effects
- Nausea and vomiting
- Chills and fever
- Skin in pale colour
- Lumbar pain
- Sleeping trouble
How to use Hepcvir Tablet
- Hepcvir is a 400mg tablet
- Take one tablet in once daily
- Take it same time regularily
- Take with or without food.
- Hepcvir is administer through mouth(oral cavity)
If overdose occurs: Sofosbuvir overdose has no specific antidote available, If it occur patient should monitor the possible toxicity and provide supportive measure treatment or seek to emergency medical department or call poison control helpline
How to Hepcvir Tablet works:
Hepcvir is a film coated tablet and type of DAA known as nucleotide polymerase inhibitor. Hepcvir perform by Inhibiting enzyme RNA polymerase. Replication process is performed by the cellular workers(RNA polymerase) . Hepcvir stops the multiplication of virus and reduce the quanity of hepatitis virus in the liverReduce liver damage there by improve liver function.
Absorption: Time to peak plasma concentration is -0.5 to 2hrs.
Distribution: Protein binding 61% to 65%.
Metabolism: Metabolized by hepatic, It form pharmacologically active nucleoside analog triphosphate GS-461203; by desphosphorylation results in formation of nucleoside inactive metabolite GS – 331007.
Excretion: Elimination via urine 80% as metabolite and in feces 14%.
Half life elimination is 0.4 hours.
In Depth Information on Hepcvir Tablet:
Expert Advice for Hepcvir Tablets
- On treatment of Hepatitis C with Hepcvir will require routine check up to their physician and blood check up to be followed..
- Hepcvir should avoided during pregnancy because risk to unborn baby and birth defect occur.
- Allergic to Sofosbuvir alone, then inform your consultant.
- Hepcvir combination with amiodarone may cause serious bradycardia.
- Hepcvir treatment is not recommended in patient with severe kidney and liver disease.
Avoid spreadness of infection via sexual contact, sharing needles or contact with blood during Hepcvir 400mg treatmen
Special Warnings of Hepcvir Tablets
Hepcvir interaction with alcohol is unknown. If your are alcoholist please consult with doctor.
Pregnancy category B, In all trimester there are no adequate and well tolerated studies in pregnant women, Since animal reproduction trial has no risks and adverse effect to the fetus. But by combination with ribavirin, assigned a pregnancy category X leads to birth defect and death to the fetus. Avoid combination therapy during pregnancy
While breast feeding the drugs pass into breast milk is unknown, therefore its recommended that mother should not breast feed during Hepcvir alone and combination treatment.
Hepcvir when taken combination with other medicine for the treatment of hepatitis C, It will cause blurred vision ,dizziness and affect the ability to drive. Avoid driving if you are not feeling well.
Hepcvir 400mg should be given with caution of severe kidney disease in patient. Adjustment of dose require for hepcvir 400mg Tablet. Please consult your healthcare professional. Information is less available on use of Hepcvir 400mg in this patient and for mild to moderate kidney disease, no dose adjustment required in patient.
Hepcvir 400mg is safe and efficacy in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment is not required.
If you missed a single dose, consult your physician or take it as soon as possible within next dose reaches. Avoid taking extra or 2 dose at a time.
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Category: --------------------Hepatitis Drugs
Sub Category:-------------------- Sofosbuvir
Brand name:-------------------- Hepcvir
Ingeridents(Generic Name) :-------------------- Sofosbuvir 400mg
Package:-------------------- 28 Tablets /1x28
Strength :-------------------- 400mg