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Novisof 400 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Novisof Tablet

Novisof 400 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It is used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It works by lowering a load of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.

Novisof 400 mg Tablet 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, preferably at a fixed time. 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.

It has fewer side effects as compared to other similar medicines, like headache, nausea and fatigue. 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.

Novisof Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)

How to use Novisof 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. Novisof 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Novisof Tablet works

Novisof 400 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It works by lowering a load of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.

Novisof Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Novisof 400 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novisof 400 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novisof 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Novisof 400 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Novisof 400 mg Tablet, when taken together with other medicines for the treatment of hepatitis c infection, may produce dizziness, blurred vision and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Novisof 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novisof 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Novisof 400 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novisof 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Novisof 400 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Novisof Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Novisof 400 mg Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Novisof 400 mg Tablet is used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It has fewer side effects compared to other similar medications.
  • Take it with food, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • You will usually need to take this medicine every day for either 12 or 24 weeks.
  • It may cause fatigue, dizziness, and blurred vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function and the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Novisof 400 mg Tablet without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

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Consult a Gastro enterologist
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FAQs

Q. How does Novisof work?

Novisof.tops 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 Novisof cure Hepatitis C?

Novisof is used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection. The treatment response with Novisof (in conjunction with other drugs) varies based on baseline host and viral factors.

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