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SOVIHEP 400MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 19900 for 1 strip(s) (28 tablets each)
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Composition for SOVIHEP

Sofosbuvir(400 mg)

food interaction for SOVIHEP

alcohol interaction for SOVIHEP

pregnancy interaction for SOVIHEP

lactation interaction for SOVIHEP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Sovihep 400mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sovihep 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SOVIHEP

Sofosbuvir(400 mg)

Uses

Sovihep 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C .

How it works

Sovihep 400mg tablet is an antiviral drug that belongs to a class of medicines called nucleotide polymerase inhibitors. It inhibits an enzyme RNA polymerase which is essential for viral replication and thus decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body thereby resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pale colored skin, Back pain, Chills, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Weakness, Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Muscle pain, Muscle cramp, Rash, Itching, Sores, Ulcer

Common Dosage for SOVIHEP 400MG TABLET

Patients taking SOVIHEP 400MG TABLET

  • 89%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for SOVIHEP

16 Substitutes
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  • HEPCVIR 400MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 720/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 10800
    pay 1% more per tablet
  • HEPCINAT 400MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Natco Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 1895.24/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 18952.40
    pay 167% more per tablet
  • VIROCLEAR 400MG TABLET
    (28 tablets in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 714.29/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 20000
    pay 1% more per tablet
  • MY HEP 400MG TABLET
    (28 tablets in strip)
    Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 683.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 19146.40
    save 4% more per tablet
  • RESOF 400MG TABLET
    (28 tablets in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 650.28/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 18207.71
    save 9% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, Diploma
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    MBBS, DNB
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Expert advice for SOVIHEP

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for SOVIHEP

Sofosbuvir

Q.Is Sofosbuvir a protease inhibitor?
No. Sofosbuvir is a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor

Q.How does Sofosbuvir work?
Sofosbuvirstops 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.Does Sofosbuvir cure Hepatitis C?
Sofosbuvir is used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection. The treatment response with Sofosbuvir (in conjunction with other drugs) varies based on baseline host and viral factors.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)