SOFOCRUZ 400 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_ML_HP_7811 Category:

Generic : Sofosbuvir (400mg)

Treatment  : Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Pack size  : 28 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$400.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It is used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. 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.

Sofocruz 400mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. If you miss a dose, 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.

It has fewer side effects as compared to other similar medicines, like fatigue, headache, nausea, insomnia (difficulty sleeping) and anemia (low red blood cell count). Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

 

BENEFITS OF SOFOCRUZ TABLET

In Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Sofocruz 400mg Tablet works by preventing the HCV virus from multiplying in your body. It helps control the infection and makes the immune system work better. This lowers your chances of getting complications and improves your quality of life. This medicine is always taken in combination with other antiretroviral medicines. It is not a cure and should neither be used to prevent HCV infection. It is important that you take this medicine as prescribed, following the dosage recommended by your doctor. Taking all doses in the right amount at the right times greatly increases the effectiveness of the medicine.

 

HOW TO USE SOFOCRUZ 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. Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

 

HOW SOFOCRUZ TABLET WORKS

Sofocruz 400mg 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.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sofocruz 400mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Sofocruz 400mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sofocruz 400mg 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.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Sofocruz 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sofocruz 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Sofocruz 400mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is recommended.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE SOFOCRUZ TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Sofocruz 400mg Tablet, 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.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sofocruz

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)

FAQ's

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Q. How does Sofocruz 400mg Tablet work?

Sofocruz 400mg Tablet.tops viral replication and thus decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body thereby resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function

Q. Is Sofosbuvir a protease inhibitor?

No. Sofosbuvir is a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor

Q. Does Sofocruz 400mg Tablet cure Hepatitis C?

Sofocruz 400mg Tablet is used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection. The treatment response with Sofocruz 400mg Tablet (in conjunction with other drugs) varies based on baseline host and viral factors.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 28

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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