WHAT IS VELPANAT Velpatasvir and Sofosbuvir Tablets ?

Velpanat 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.

Velpanat Velpatasvir and Sofosbuvir Tablets Details
  • Brand name: Velpanat
  • Contents : Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir
  • Marketeed by : Natco Pharma Ltd
  • Form: Tablets
  • Strength: Velpatasvir 100mg and
  • Sofosbuvir 400 mg
  • Packing: Bottle of 28 tablets

USES

Velpanat Sofosbuvir 400mg & Velpatasvir 100mg Tablets 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).

SOFOSBUVIR VELPATASVIR COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :

Common Velpanat side effects may include: headache; tired feeling; nausea, diarrhea; or sleep problems (insomnia). Call your doctor at once if you have:
  • slow heartbeats;
  • weak or shallow breathing; or
  • low red blood cells-pale skin, weakness, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating.
  • If you also take amiodarone: Seek medical help right away if you feel weak, tired, or light-headed, or if you have chest pain, shortness of breath, confusion, or memory problems.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) for VELPANAT SOFOSBUVIR VELPATASVIR TABLETS :

To make sure Velpanat is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
  • a history of hepatitis B;
  • kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
  • liver problems other than hepatitis;
  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus); or
  • if you have recently used a heart rhythm medicine called amiodarone.
  • It is not known whether Velpanat will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • It is not known whether sofosbuvir and velpatasvir passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
This is not a complete list. Ask your health care provider for more information.

MEDICATION STORAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Store below 30 °C (86 °F). Dispense only in original container.

VELPATASVIR AND SOFOSBUVIR TABLETS INTERACTIONS 

Many drugs can interact with sofosbuvir and velpatasvir. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using, especially:
  • amiodarone;
  • St. John's wort;
  • any medicine that contains tenofovir
  • cholesterol medication such as atorvastatin or rosuvastatin;
  • other antiviral medicines such as efavirenz, ritonavir, or tipranavir; or
  • tuberculosis medication-rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist..

DISPOSAL

Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.

NOTE

We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice.