Q1- What is Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir)?
A- Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablet is an antiviral medication. It is a prescription medicine used along with other medications for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection. It should be taken with food.
Q2- What are the storage conditions for Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir)?
A- Store Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets at room temperature (10-30°C). Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. Protect the medicine from direct heat, light, and moisture.
Q3- What are the common side effects of Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir)?
A- Some of the common side effects of Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets are difficulty in breathing, muscle cramps, insomnia, fever, nausea, anemia, diarrhea, etc. There can be other side effects also. Make sure to contact your healthcare professional to get the needed help.
Q4- What is the composition and strength of Hepcinat?
A- The active ingredient of Hepcinat tablet is Sofosbuvir. It is available in the strength of 400 mg in the form of tablets for oral administration.
Q5- What are self-care tips?
A- Eat a healthy and nutritional diet. Take adequate sleep. Do not skip a dose.
Q6- How should I take this medicine?
A- Take Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets exactly in the same dose strength and duration as the medical practitioner prescribes. Do not skip a dose or overdose. Also, do not change the dose strength unless the medical professional tells you.
Q7- What should be done in cases of overdose and missed dose?
Overdose: In case of overdose, seek emergency medical attention to get needed support.
Missed dose: In case you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember if it is not already the time for your next scheduled dose. Also, be sure to call your healthcare provider for the same. Do not double the dose to catch up with the missed dose.
Q8- Name some alternate brands of Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets?
A- Following are the substitutes for Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets:
- MY Hep 400mg Tablet
- Resof 400mg Tablet
- Sovihep 400mg Tablet
- Sovaldi 400mg Tablet
- Sofocure Tablet
Q9- Is it safe to take Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A- During pregnancy or breastfeeding, take Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets only if the healthcare provider prescribes after discussing the risks and benefits of taking this medicine.
Q10- Is it safe to drive after taking Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir)?
A- After taking Hepcinat (Sofosbuvir) tablets, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if side effects like dizziness or lack of concentration occur.