|Minimum Order Quantity||3 Bottle|
|Packaging Size||28 TABLET|
|Composition||SOFOSBUVIR 400 MG VELPATASVIR 100 MG|
|Treatment||HEPATITIS C GYNOTYPE 1|
Brand Name: Epclusa
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com on Apr 1, 2019 – Written by Cerner Multum
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir is a combination antiviral medicine used to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults.
sofosbuvir and velpatasvir is sometimes given in combination with another antiviral medicine called ribavirin in people who also have advanced cirrhosis.
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir treats specific genotypes of hepatitis C, and only in certain people. Use only the medications prescribed for you. Do not share your medicine with other people.
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir is sometimes used in people who also have HIV. This medicine is not a treatment for HIV or AIDS.
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.Important Information
If you have ever had hepatitis B, this medicine can cause the condition to come back or get worse. You will need frequent blood tests to check your liver function.
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir is sometimes used in combination with other medication. Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication in your combination therapy.Before taking this medicine
You should not use sofosbuvir and velpatasvir if you are allergic to sofosbuvir or velpatasvir.
If you take sofosbuvir and velpatasvir with other antiviral medicines: There may be other reasons you should not take this combination treatment. Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
liver problems other than hepatitis C;
kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus); or
if you use a blood thinner (warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven) and you have routine "INR" or prothrombin time tests.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir is sometimes used in combination with ribavirin. Ribavirin can cause birth defects or death in an unborn baby.
If you are a woman, do not use ribavirin if you are pregnant. You may need to have a negative pregnancy test before taking ribavirin and every month during your treatment.
If you are a man, do not use ribavirin if your sexual partner is pregnant. An unborn baby could be harmed if you have sex with a pregnant woman while you are taking ribavirin.
While taking sofosbuvir and velpatasvir with ribavirin, use at least 2 effective forms of birth control to prevent pregnancy, whether you are a man or a woman. Ribavirin use by either parent may cause birth defects.
Keep using 2 forms of birth control for at least 6 months after your last dose of ribavirin. Tell your doctor right away if a pregnancy occurs while either the mother or the father is using ribavirin.