Hepcinat LP Tablet
Hepcinat LP Tablet is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection. It is also used in patients with liver cancer and hepatitis C infection who are planning to have.
Hepcinat LP Tablet
Description Of Hepcinat LP Tablet
Hepcinat LP Tablet is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection. It is also used in patients with liver cancer and hepatitis C infection who are planning to have a liver transplantation. This medicine minimizes the chance of recurrence of the infection after the transplantation. Hepcinat LP Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of hepatitis B infection
Hepcinat LP Tablet Chemical Name
- Ledipasvir (90mg) + Sofosbuvir (400mg)
Hepcinat LP Tablet Manufacturer
- Natco Pharma Ltd
Uses of Hepcinat LP Tablet
Hepcinat-LP Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
What is Hepcinat LP Tablet?
Hepcinat-Lp Tablet helps in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). This drug is used in a combination with another drug, to prevent the spread of HCV throughout the body.
Patients who have liver issues, or kidney problems and are undergoing dialysis, are not advised the use of Hepcinat-Lp Tablet. Also inform your doctor about any other health issues you are suffering from and if you are taking any medicines to treat them.
How Hepcinat LP Tablet working
Hepcinat-LP Tablet is a combination of two antiviral medicines: Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir. 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.
How is Hepcinat LP Tablet 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. Hepcinat-LP Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Hepcinat LP Tablet Indications
Hepcinat-Lp Tablet is meant to be taken orally, either with food or without. Antacids containing magnesium or aluminum should not be consumed for a few hours after taking the drug. The drug should be taken regularly, preferably at a particular time each day. Try not to miss any doses.
Hepcinat LP Tablet Dosage
If a dose of Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Hepcinat LP Tablet
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 Hepcinat LP Tablet
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Hepcinat LP Tablet
Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Use with amiodarone - This medicine should be used with extreme caution in combination with amiodarone due to the increased risk of life-threatening cardiac complications including fatal cardiac arrest. This risk is especially higher in the first 48 hours of starting treatment with both these medicines. Coadministration of these medicines should be done only under close medical supervision with provisions to continuously monitor all vital signs of the patient. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be done based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Renal failure - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a previous history of renal diseases due to the increased risk of renal failure. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be done based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Hepatitis B - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hepatitis B due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient. It is advised to test all patients for evidence of current or prior hepatitis B before starting treatment with this medicine.
Storage Conditions for Hepcinat LP Tablet
Store it in a cool and dry place. Improper storage can affect the effectiveness and shelf life of your medicine.