Sofab 400mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Sofab 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
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₹541.51/Tablet
7 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sofab Tablet

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Uses of Sofab Tablet

Sofab 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
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Side effects of Sofab Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Sofab 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 Sofab 400mg Tablet with food.

How Sofab Tablet works

Sofab 400mg 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.

In Depth Information on Sofab Tablet

Expert advice for Sofab 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sofab 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sofab 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
Sofab 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Sofab 400mg 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.
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Kidney
Sofab 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sofab 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on use of Sofab 400mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
SAFE
Sofab 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Sofab 400mg Tablet is recommended.
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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 Sofab 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sofosbuvir

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

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