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Velasof Tablet


Overview

Velasof Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Tiredness

How to use Velasof 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. Velasof Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Velasof Tablet works

Velasof Tablet is a combination of two antiviral medicines: Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir. They work by lowering the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.

Velasof Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Velasof Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Velasof Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Velasof 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.
Kidney
Velasof Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velasof Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Velasof Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE
Velasof Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Velasof Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised in some patients while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Velasof Tablet is used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
  • Take it with food, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • You will usually need to take this medicine every day for either 12 or 24 weeks.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • It may cause fatigue, dizziness, and blurred vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Velasof Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function and the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body regularly. 
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

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How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.-52-ds-tablet-otc135545One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsUse this medicine along with your treatment
How to get rid of Hepatitis C virus present inside the body which is still nonreactive ?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Consult a Gastro enterologist
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References
  1. Medscape. Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Sofosbuvir+Velpatasvir. London, UK: Gilead Sciences Ltd.; 2016 [revised Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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