NATCO PHARMA LTD
GENERIC NAME : SOFOSBUVIR
Composition: Sofosbuvir (400mg)
Treatment with Hepcinat 400 mg Tableticon
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Self Care Tips:
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
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.
Do not stop taking Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet without your doctor’s advice.
The patient must take certain measures before and while using Hepcinat 400 mg Tableticon to ensure proper treatment and avoid any unreasonable scenario. These include :-
Hepcinat 400 mg 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.
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Hepcinat 400 mg 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.
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is recommended.
Some of the side effects are :-
Side Effects of Hepcinat are Fatigue, Nausea, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
How Hepcinat Tablet works
Hepcinat 400 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It works by lowering a load of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.
How to use Hepcinat Tablet
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 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.