Hepcdac 60 mg
Hepcdac 60 mg Daclatasvir is used with another antiviral medication (sofosbuvir) to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. These medications together reduce the.
Hepcdac 60 mg
Description Of Hepcdac 60 mg
Daclatasvir is used with another antiviral medication (sofosbuvir) to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. These medications together reduce the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which helps your immune system fight the infection and may help your liver recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver problems such as scarring (cirrhosis), or liver cancer.
Hepcdac 60 mg Chemical Name
Hepcdac 60 mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Hepcdac 60 mg
Daclatasvir is an antiviral medicine that prevents hepatitis C virus (HCV) from multiplying in your body. Daclatasvir is used to treat genotype 3 chronic hepatitis C in adults without cirrhosis. This medicine is given together with another drug called sofosbuvir.
Daclatasvir must be given in combination with sofosbuvir and it should not be used alone.
What is Hepcdac 60 mg?
Hepcdac 60Mg Tablet is used in combination with other medications such as sofosbuvir, interferon and ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C infection.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as nausea, headache, weakness, fatigue, breakdown of the red cell, diarrhoea, drowsiness, dizziness and skin rash. If your reactions persist or become worse over time seek the help of your health care provider right away.
How Hepcdac 60 mg working
When a person is infected with the hepatitis C virus, the liver is targeted and becomes inflamed; this is known as hepatitis. The longer the virus remains in the body, the worse the damage to the liver becomes. Daclatasvir targets the hepatitis C virus, blocks multiple steps in the replication process of the HCV. This prevents the virus particles from duplicating themselves, allowing the body to clear (remove) the virus from the blood.
How is Hepcdac 60 mg used?
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.
Hepcdac 60 mg Indications
The dosage should be determined by the doctor based on your age, overall medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for treating chronic hepatitis C is 60 mg, taken orally once daily for a period of 12 weeks.
Hepcdac 60 mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like Pulmonary Hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.
Contraindication OfHepcdac 60 mg
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Adverse effects Of Hepcdac 60 mg
- feeling well,
- Chest pain,
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Hepcdac 60 mg
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
If you take daclatasvir with sofosbuvir and you also take a heart rhythm medicine called amiodarone: This combination of medicines can cause dangerous side effects on your heart. Get medical help right away if you take these medicines and you have:
Very slow heartbeats; chest pain, shortness of breath; or a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out.
Call your doctor at once if you have serious side effects of daclatasvir, including:
Confusion, memory problems; severe dizziness; weakness, tiredness; or general ill feeling.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Hepcdac 60 mg Tablet is used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
It has fewer side effects compared to other similar medications.
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.
It may cause fatigue, dizziness, and blurred vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
Your doctor may monitor your liver function and the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body regularly.
Do not stop taking Hepcdac 60 mg Tablet without your doctor’s advice.
Storage Conditions for Hepcdac 60 mg
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).