Velasof Tablet medication is a combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir. This drug work by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which helps your immune system fight the.
Description Of Velasof Tablet
Velasof Tablet medication is a combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir. This drug work by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which helps your immune system fight the infection and may help your liver recover
Velasof Tablet Chemical Name
- Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)
Velasof Tablet Manufacturer
- Hetero Drugs Ltd
Uses of Velasof Tablet
Hetero Velasof Tablet (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablet is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. It may sometimes be used with another antiviral medication (ribavirin).
When you take Velpatasvir Sofosbuvir hepatitis medicine, it’s important to be aware of changes in your body and how you feel. This medicine can cause some side effects. Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting side effects varies from person to person. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir:
Fatigue ; Headache ; Trouble sleeping ; Lack or loss of strength ; Trouble concentrating ; Loss of interest or pleasure ; Irritability ; Discouragement ; Shortness of breath ; slow or irregular heartbeat ; Unconsciousness ; Lightheadedness ; Dizziness or fainting etc.
These are not all the possible side-effects. For more information, contact your doctor.
What is Velasof Tablet?
Velasof Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with chronic (lasting for a long time) Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 infection, Without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis With advanced cirrhosis (decompensated) in combination with ribavirin Velasof Tablet is a film-coated tablet that contains the two medicines, namely, sofosbuvir (400 mg) and velpatasvir (100 mg).
How Velasof Tablet working
Velasof Tablet 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
How is Velasof 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. Velasof Tablet 400mg/100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Velasof Tablet Indications
Before using this medication you should tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Velpanat 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.
Velasof Tablet Dosage
If you miss a dose of Sofosbuvir, 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
Contraindication O fVelasof Tablet
The combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir along with ribavirin combination regimen is contraindicated in patients for whom ribavirin is contraindicated. Males and females who take sofosbuvir and velpatasvir combination with ribavirin should also read the ribavirin medication guide for important pregnancy, contraception and infertility information
Adverse effects Of Velasof Tablet
- Minor Rashes On The Skin
- Slow Heart Rate
- Shortness Of Breath
- Excessive Tiredness
- Chest Pain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Velasof Tablet
Velpanat 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.
Velpanat 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.
Velpanat 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.
Velpanat 400mg/100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velpanat 400mg/100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Velpanat 400mg/100mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Velpanat 400mg/100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Velpanat 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.
Storage Conditions for Velasof Tablet
Store Velpatasvir/Sofosbuvir tablets in a cool and dry place (Not in refrigerator).
Discard the medicine if its expiry date has crossed.
Keep this HCV medicine away from the reach of children or pets. A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half meters above the ground is a good place to store medicines.
Keep your tablets in the original container until it is time to take them.
Do not store Velasof Tablet or any other medicine in the bathroom or near the kitchen sink. Do not leave it in the car. Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines.