Q1- What is Sofocure (Sofosbuvir)?
A- Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablet is an antiviral medication. It is used with other medications in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C Virus infection in adults. This medication can be taken with or without food.
Q2- What are the storage conditions for Sofocure?
A- Store Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablets at room temperature (10-30°C) in the same container. Protect from direct light, heat, and moisture. Keep this medicine away from the reach of children and pets.
Q3- What are the common side effects of Sofocure?
A- Some of the common side effects of Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablets are skin rash, itching, irritability, fever, chills, diarrhea, dizziness, nausea, anemia, etc. Note that there may be other side effects also. If you experience side effects for a longer time than usual, make sure to seek help from a healthcare provider.
Q4- What is the composition and strength of Sofocure?
A- The active ingredient of Sofocure 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- Avoid the consumption of alcohol. Do not eat sugary food items often. Eat a healthy and nutritional diet and take adequate sleep.
Q6- How should I take this medicine?
A- Take Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablets exactly as your doctor prescribes. Do not skip any dose. Also, do not stop taking this medicine unless prescribed by a medical practitioner.
Q7- What should be done in cases of overdose and missed dose?
A- In case of overdose, emergency attention of a medical practitioner is a must. In case of a missed dose, take the dose as soon as you remember if it is not already the time for your next scheduled dose. Doubling the dose strength to catch up with the missed dose may cause harm. Also, telling the doctor about the same (before taking the dose) is needed.
Q8- What are the warnings and precautionary steps?
A- Make sure to tell your healthcare professional if you:
- Experience certain unusual symptoms
- Are pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Have or ever had liver disease
- Have or ever had heart disease
- Have or ever had kidney disease
- Have an allergy to any of the ingredients of the medicine
Q9- Is it safe to take Sofocure during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A- During pregnancy or breastfeeding, Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablet should be administered only after discussing the potential risks and benefits with a medical practitioner.
Q10- Is it safe to drive after taking Sofocure?
A- Sofocure (Sofosbuvir) tablet may decrease your concentration level or alertness. Therefore, it is advised to not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel unwell after taking this medicine.