Medicine Overview of Sofovir Tablet
Sofovir 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Fatigue, Nausea, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
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. Sofovir 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Sofovir 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 Sofovir 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.
Sofovir Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sofovir 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.
Sofovir 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Sofovir 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.
Sofovir 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sofovir 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Sofovir 400mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Sofovir 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Sofovir 400mg Tablet is recommended.
If you miss a dose of Sofovir 400mg 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.
User Submitted Feedback For Sofovir 400mg Tablet
What are you using Sofovir Tablet for?
Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
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Frequently asked questions about Sofovir Tablet
Sofovir.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
Sofovir is used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection. The treatment response with Sofovir (in conjunction with other drugs) varies based on baseline host and viral factors.
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