Heptos 200mg Capsule

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Heptos 200mg Capsule is an antiviral medicine that is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells and clears up the infection.

Heptos 200mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It should be taken with food. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage. If you miss a dose, 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.

Some side effects of this medicine include headache, muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, and fever. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Heptos Capsule

  • Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Benefits of Heptos Capsule

In Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Heptos 200mg Capsule works by preventing the HCV virus from multiplying in your body. It helps control the infection and makes the immune system work better. This lowers your chances of getting complications and improves your quality of life. This medicine is always taken in combination with other antiretroviral medicines. It is not a cure and should neither be used to prevent HCV infection. It is important that you take this medicine as prescribed, following the dosage recommended by your doctor. Taking all doses in the right amount at the right times greatly increases the effectiveness of the medicine.

Side effects of Heptos Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Heptos

  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever

How to use Heptos Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Heptos 200mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Heptos Capsule works

Heptos 200mg Capsule is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Heptos 200mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Heptos 200mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Heptos 200mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Heptos 200mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Heptos 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Heptos 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Heptos 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Heptos 200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Heptos Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Heptos 200mg Capsule, 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.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Antiviral (Non-HIV) drugs

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Heptos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Entehep
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.-52-ds-tablet-otc135545One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsUse this medicine along with your treatment
I am affected from hepatitis c virus diagnosed with confirmed genotype. Meanwhile i am pregnant will hepatitis virus pass on my baby. Or i should abort
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Your reports are of february with no ongoin liver damage. You havnt got the quantitative analysis. Most probably you wont need to abort. But be in constant follow up of good gastroenterologist near you.
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FAQs

Q. How does Heptos 200mg Capsule work?

Heptos 200mg Capsule belongs to a class of antiviral medications called nucleoside analogues. It decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body by blocking its growth, resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function

Q. What are the severe side effects of Heptos 200mg Capsule?

Heptos 200mg Capsule may cause anemia that can worsen any heart problems and can cause a heart attack that can be life-threatening. Call your doctor immediately in case you experience excessive tiredness, pale skin, headache, dizziness, confusion, fast heartbeat, weakness, shortness of breath, or chest pain.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

7-2-A2, Hetero Corporate, Industrial Estates, Sanath Nagar, Hyderabad – 500 018. Telangana, INDIA
Country of Origin: India

MRP
120
Inclusive of all taxes
10 capsules in 1 strip
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