CIMIVIR 400MG TABLET

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Composition for CIMIVIR 400MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (Hcv) Infection
Potentiallyunsafewith
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19038.1
₹679.93/tablet
28 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of CIMIVIR TABLET

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Uses of CIMIVIR TABLET

Cimivir 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis c virus (hcv) infection.
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Side effects of CIMIVIR TABLET

Common

Fatigue, Nausea, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anemia.

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How to use CIMIVIR TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Cimivir 400mg tablet with food.

How CIMIVIR TABLET works

Cimivir 400mg tablet works by lowering a load of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.

In Depth Information on CIMIVIR TABLET

Expert advice for CIMIVIR TABLET

  • This drug should be used only in combination with Ribavirin or with Pegylated interferon and Ribavirin.
  • Treatment with sofosbuvir is not recommended in patients with severe kidney or liver problems or depression.
  • Do consult your doctor if you are taking amiodarone (used for serious irregular heartbeats). The risk of slow heartbeat may be increased when taken along with Sofosbuvir.
  • Take extreme care to avoid pregnancy in female patients or female partners of male patients who are on treatment with sofosbuvir.
  • Take necessary precautions as sofosbuvir does not prevent the spread of infection to other people through sexual contact, sharing needles, or contact with blood.
Warnings
Special precautions for CIMIVIR 400MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cimivir 400mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sofosbuvir, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CIMIVIR 400MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Sofosbuvir

Q. How does Sofosbuvir work?
Sofosbuvirstops viral replication and thus decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body thereby resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function
Q. Is Sofosbuvir a protease inhibitor?
No. Sofosbuvir is a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor
Q. Does Sofosbuvir cure Hepatitis C?
Sofosbuvir is used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection. The treatment response with Sofosbuvir (in conjunction with other drugs) varies based on baseline host and viral factors.

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