Hepcvel 400Mg/100Mg Tablet is used in combination with other medications such as ribavirin, daclatasvir and peginterferon to treat chronic hepatitis C. It functions by reducing the hepatitis C virus in the body. This helps to keep liver disorders such as cirrhosis and liver cancer at bay.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as diarrhoea, itchiness, headache, nausea, drowsiness, rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat and skin paleness. If your reactions persist, seek the help of your health care provider right away.
Before using this medication you should tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Hepcvel 400Mg/100Mg Tablet, you have any other allergies, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have liver/kidney disorders, you are below 18 years of age, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.
Hepcvel Company Name
- Cipla Ltd
Hepcvel How To Work
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg 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.
What Is Hepcvel
Hepcvel is used alone or with ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C. Sofosbuvir is in a class of antiviral medications called nucleotide hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5B polymerase inhibitors. Velpatasvir is in a class of antiviral medications called HCV NS5A replication complex inhibitors.
The combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir works by stopping the virus that causes hepatitis C from spreading inside the body.
Hepcvel How To Take
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. Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Hepcvel Side Effects
In addition to its intended effect, Hepcvel 400Mg/100Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
To make sure Cipla Hepcvel is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
- a history of hepatitis B;
- kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
- liver problems other than hepatitis;
- HIV (human immunodeficiency virus); or
- if you have recently used a heart rhythm medicine called amiodarone.
It is not known whether Hepcvel will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
During pregnancy, this solution ought to be utilized just when unmistakably required. Talk about the dangers and advantages with your specialist. Sofosbuvir / velpatasvir, in blend with ribavirin, must not be utilized during pregnancy by either the pregnant lady or her male accomplice. The mix may hurt an unborn child.
It is not known whether sofosbuvir and velpatasvir passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
This is not a complete list. Ask your health care provider for more information.
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Hepcvel 400mg/100mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Hepcvel 400mg/100mg 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.
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg 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.
- Hepcvel 100mg/400mg
Hepcvel 400mg/100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Store below 30 °C (86 °F). Dispense only in original container.
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