Hepcvel Tablet 400Mg/100Mg Tablet is used in combination with other medications such as ribavirin, daclatasvir and peginterferon to treat chronic hepatitis C. It functions by.
Description Of Hepcvel Tablet
Hepcvel Tablet 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.
Hepcvel Tablet Chemical Name
- Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)
Hepcvel Tablet Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Hepcvel Tablet
Hepcvel Tablet 400mg/100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
What is Hepcvel Tablet?
Hepcvel manufactured by Cipla, is a combination of Sofosbuvir 400 mg and Velpatasvir 100 mg tablets. It is a prescription medicine that can be purchased by a patient only against a valid prescription of a healthcare professional. Do not share this hepatitis medicine with others because it can cause serious side effects to people until the condition is not monitored by a pharmacist.
How Hepcvel Tablet working
Hepcvel Tablet is a direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medication. DAAs are a group of medications that directly block the ability of the hepatitis C virus to make copies of itself. These medicines work by weakening the activity of proteins needed by hepatitis C.
One of the two drugs in Hepcvel Tablet is Sofosbuvir, which is a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor, and the other is Velpatasvir, which is an NS5A (hepatitis C virus non-structural protein 5A) inhibitor. Sofosbuvir interferes with the reproduction of the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus. Velpatasvir works by interfering with a protein needed by the virus. Together these two medications greatly reduce and then stop the production of new copies of hepatitis C viruses.
How is Hepcvel 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. Hepcvel Tablet 400mg/100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Hepcvel Tablet Indications
If you miss a dose of Hepcvel dosage, 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.
Hepcvel Tablet Dosage
As soon as you remember take the missed dose. If time for next dose then skips the missed dose and follow the routine scheduled. Do not take more than one tablet per day. Please consult your doctor for further details.
Contraindication Of Hepcvel 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 Hepcvel Tablet
This medicine may have some side effects, but not everyone will experience them. When you recommended Hepcvel Tablet, it's important to understand the side effects which you can experience from this hepatitis medicine. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur :
Common Side Effects : Fatigue ; Headache ; Diarrhea ; Lack of appetite ; Tiredness ; Feeling sad or empty ; Rash ; Trouble sleeping ; Lack or loss of strength ; Trouble concentrating ; Loss of interest or pleasure ; Irritability ; Discouragement etc.
Serious Side Effects : Chest pain or discomfort ; Shortness of breath ; slow or irregular heartbeat ; Unconsciousness ; Lightheadedness ; Dizziness or fainting ; Unusual tiredness etc.
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Hepcvel Tablet
Hepcvel Tablet manufactured by Cipla, is a combination of Sofosbuvir 400 mg and Velpatasvir 100 mg tablets. It is a prescription medicine that can be purchased by a patient only against a valid prescription of a healthcare professional. Do not share this hepatitis medicine with others because it can cause serious side effects to people until the condition is not monitored by a pharmacist.
Storage Conditions for Hepcvel Tablet
Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.
- Store it in a cool and dry place. Improper storage can affect the effectiveness and shelf life of your medicine.
- Keep it in the original bottle with the label attached and the child-resistant cap secured.
- If you're driving, you may want to have certain medicines at hand, but don't store them in the glove compartment, where they could be damaged from the heat, cold, or rain outside or from the car's heater or air conditioner.
- Do not keep Hepcvel tablets in the glove compartment of your car. Medicine can get too hot, cold, or wet there.
- Keep this hepatitis medicine separate from those of your spouse or other family members. This will make it less likely that you take the wrong ones by mistake.