Sovihep 400mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Sovihep 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
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Medicine Overview of Sovihep Tablet

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Uses of Sovihep Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Sovihep 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 Sovihep 400mg Tablet with food.

How Sovihep Tablet works

Sovihep 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 Sovihep Tablet

Expert advice for Sovihep 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 Sovihep 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
Sovihep 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. 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.

Sovihep 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
SAFE
Sovihep 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sovihep 400mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
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 Sovihep 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sofosbuvir

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

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