Hepcvel Tablet

Brand Name Hepcvel Tablet
Salt Composition Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)
Strength 400mg + 100mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 28 Tablet(s) in Bottle
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Hepatitis
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Cipla Ltd.
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressCipla Ltd, Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao, kadam Marag, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013.India
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    Medical Description of Hepcvel Tablet

    Hepcvel tablet contains Sofosbuvir 400mg and Velpatasvir 100mg. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat the Chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It works by preventing the multiplying of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in our body. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is used to control the infection and to reduce the complications and makes the immune system better. This medicine is taken with other antiviral medicine. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not a cure for Hepatitis C virus (HCV), it only reduce the complications by stop the multiplying of virus in our body. It reduces the infection and helps to recover quick.


    Hepcvel Tablet Uses

    Hepcvel tablet is used to treat the Chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is used to reduce the infections in our body by stops the multiplying the virus in our body. So it decreases the complications and It improves the immune systems works better. It is also used in patients with cancer in liver who are planning to liver transplantation.


    Hepcvel Tablet Benefits

    Hepcvel Tablet used in the treatment for the following condition like 

    Chronic hepatitis C virus infection:

    It is a chronic liver infection that is caused by the hepatitis C virus. It usually occurs when our body cannot fight against the virus and it is a communicable disease. It occurs when our body fluids get contaminated by the hepatitis C virus. Symptoms include fatigue, bleeding easily, jaundice, dark-coloured urine, itchy skin, weight loss, and hepatic encephalopathy.


    Hepcvel Tablet Indication

    Chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a long-term infection, which is caused by Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. 


    Mechanism of action of Hepcvel Tablet

    Hepcvel tablet blocks the multiplying of virus in our body. It is the nucleotide polymerase inhibitor. It blocks the polymerase enzyme, that is important for virus to reproduce and multiply. It reduces the infection and improves the body health by makes the immune system works better. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken with other antiviral medicine.It works by reducing the load of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and remove the virus from the blood over the time.


    How Hepcvel Tablet works

    velasoI tablet is an antiviral medicine, it is a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor. It works by blocks the polymerase enzyme that is important for the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) to reproduce and multiplying in our body. It reduce the infection in our body. So it reduces the complications and improve our health condition better. It is used to control the infection. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken with other antiviral medicine.


    Hepcvel Tablet Contraindication

    • Hepatitis B virus infection
    • HIV Infection
    • Kidney disease
    • Liver disease
    • Heart disease


    Hepcvel Tablet Side Effects

    • Tiredness
    • Cough
    • Irritability
    • Decreased appetite
    • Diarrhoea
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Lower back pain
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache


    FAQs for Hepcvel Tablet

    Is Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet safe?

    Yes, safe but Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken with prescribed dose by doctor.

    Is Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is habit forming?

    No, any habit forming tendencies were reported.

    Can Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet be use during pregnancy?

    No. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not recommended for pregnant women due to harmful effect on unborn baby.

    Can Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet use while breastfeeding?

    No. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not recommended for breast feeding women. Please discuss with your doctor.

    Is consumption of alcohol safe during treatment with this medication?

    No. Please discuss with your doctor

    How long you need to take Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet?

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken for 12-24 weeks based on their condition.


    Precautions and general warning of Hepcvel Tablet

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet otherwise it may leads to side effects

    Driving or operating machinery

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet may cause drowsiness, so after taking this medicine requires more concentration during driving or avoid the driving.

    Pregnancy

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not recommended during pregnancy time. Use of Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet leads to harmful effect on unborn baby. So strictly avoid this medicine. Please discuss with your physician

    Breast Feeding

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not advisable in the time of breast-feeding period, because it may affect infants.

    Kidney Problem

    The patients with renal problem who take Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet may leads to destroy the renal fuction. So the low dosage should be used for this patients and kidney function should be monitored daily.

    Liver Disease

    The patients with liver disease should be caution with using Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet due to increased risk of side severe effects.


    How to Take Hepcvel Tablet

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken orally with or without food.

    It should be taken at a specific time

    Don’t chew or break the tablet.

    Swallow this tablet as whole.

    It must be taken with other antiviral medicine.

    After therapy has been initiated, do not take more or less of this prescribed or stop taking it without your physicians’ approval. Skipping or changing this dose without approval would increase the viral load making the infection more difficult to treat, or worsen side effects. For further queries consult your physician.


    Use of Hepcvel Tablet in Adult

    The recommended dose of Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is one tablet taken orally once a day with or without food for 12-24 weeks with or without ribavirin


    Use of Hepcvel Tablet in children

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is not recommended for children below age 3.


    Use of Hepcvel Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is recommended to take lowest dosage for shorten period to avoid side effects of this medicine to avoid side effects and complications. Please discuss with your doctor.


    Other general warnings

    • Bone marrow disorders – use with caution in myelosuppressive disorders
    • Heart diseases or disorders – use with caution in hypertension and MI
    • Pulmonary disorders – use with caution in asthmatic and PE
    • Skin reactions - It can be mild to severe like Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.


    Talk to your doctor if

    • If you have any allergy after taking this medicine.
    • If you have history of kidney problem.
    • If you have any heart disease
    • If you have any liver disease
    • If you have Hepatitis B virus
    • If you have any bleeding disorder
    • If you have history of hypertension and diabetes.


    General instructions

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken with glass of water orally. Don’t break or chew this medicine. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is taken with or without food. But take this at fixed time.


    Drug Interaction of Hepcvel Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Don’t take these medicine together with Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet leads to severe problem:

    • Dexamethasone
    • Antacids
    • Rifampicin
    • Amiodarone
    • Efavirenz
    • Carbamazepine
    • Fosphenytoin
    • Tenofovir
    • Rifapentine

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir can be safely taken with any type of food, if doubts arise kindly refer to your physician. It is best to avoid eating grapefruit and drinking grape juice. It generally causes dizziness and instability thus it is advised not to be taken with alcohol.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    • Liver disorders – used with caution in hepatic impairment and cirrhosis. Consult a physician before use
    • Kidney disorders – used with caution in renal impairment. Consult a physician before use
    • Cardiac disorders – used with caution in bradycardia and arrythmia. Consult a physician before use
    • Respiratory disorders – used with caution in respiratory distress. Consult a physician before use
    • Blood disorders – used with caution in anemia. Consult a physician before use


    Over Dose

    you have take Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet as doctor prescribed, you may take high It leads to any side effects so contact your physician immediately.


    Missed Dose

    If you missed the dose as soon as take the dose when you remember but already its a next dose time just leave it don’t take double dose.


    Storage and Disposal

    • Keep this medicine in room temperature.
    • Keep this medicine in air tightened container.
    • Keep this medicine away from heat and light.
    • Keep this medicine far from children and pets
    • Once expired disposed immediately.


    Fast Tag

    Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet contains Sofosbuvir-400mg + Velpatasvir-100mg. Hepcvel (Sofosbuvir (400mg) + Velpatasvir (100mg)) tablet is an antiviral medicine.

    It is used to treat the Chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

    It is used for patients who are planning to undergo liver transplantation.

    Don’t use this medicine during pregnancy and lactation period.

    Don’t use this medicine in patients with Hepatitis B.

    Don’t use this medicine in patients with heart disease, kidney disease and liver disease.