Sofokem Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Sofokem 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
18207.71
₹650.28/Tablet
28 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sofokem Tablet

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Uses of Sofokem Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Sofokem 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 Sofokem Tablet with food.

How Sofokem Tablet works

Sofokem 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 Sofokem Tablet

Expert advice for Sofokem 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 Sofokem Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sofokem 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
Sofokem Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited 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.

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

Limited information is available on use of Sofokem Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
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Sofokem Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease
. No dose adjustment of Sofokem 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sofokem 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sofosbuvir

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

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