Q1- What is Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir)?
A- Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablet is a combination of two antiviral medicines. It is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection in adults.
Q2- What are the storage conditions for Resof?
A- Store Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablets at room temperature, 59° to 86° F (15° to 30° C). Sprycel tablets do not require refrigeration. Protect from direct heat, light, and moisture. Keep it away from children and pets.
Q3- What are the common side effects of Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablets?
A- Some of the common side effects of Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) 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 Resof?
A- The active ingredients of Resof tablets are two antiviral agents namely Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir. This medicine is available in the strength of 400 mg/100 mg in the form of tablets for oral administration.
Q5- Name some alternate brands of Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir)?
A- Following are the substitutes for Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablets:
- Sovihep V
- Sofocure V
Q6- How should I take this medicine?
A- Take Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablet 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- What are the warnings and precautionary steps?
A- Before taking Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablets, be sure to consult a medical professional regarding:
- The medicines you already take
- Your medical history
- Any disease you have or ever had
- Allergy (if any)
Q9- Is it safe to take Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A- During pregnancy or breastfeeding, take Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablet only if the healthcare provider prescribes after discussing the risks and benefits of taking this medicine.
Q10- Is it safe to drive after taking Resof?
A- After taking Resof (Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir) tablet, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if side effects like dizziness or lack of concentration occur.