Sofovir 400mg Tablet

Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for Sofovir 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
28 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Sofovir Tablet


Uses of Sofovir Tablet

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

Side effects of Sofovir Tablet


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


How to use Sofovir 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 Sofovir 400mg Tablet with food.

How Sofovir Tablet works

Sofovir 400mg tablet 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

Expert advice for 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.
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Special precautions for Sofovir 400mg Tablet
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 should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Sofovir 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Sofovir 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sofovir 400mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 Sofovir 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sofosbuvir

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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