Epclusa is a medication that contains the dynamic substances sofosbuvir and velpatasvir in a single tablet.
It is given to treat a chronic(long-term) viral disease of the liver called hepatitis C in adults of 18 years and older.
The dynamic substances in this medication cooperate by blocking two unique proteins that the infection necessities to develop and reproduce itself, enabling the infection to be permanently eliminated from the body. Epclusa is sometimes taken with another drug, ribavirin.
It is important that you also read the leaflets for alternate drugs that you will take with Epclusa. IIf you have any queries about your medicines, please ask your doctor or drug specialists or pharmacist.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or drug specialists if you:
-have liver problems,
-have kidney problems,
-are taking treatment for (HIV) human immunodeficiency virus infection,
-Do not take any other medicine or drug that contains sofosbuvir, one of the active substances in Epclusa.
-Do not breast-feed during treatment with Epclusa.
-Epclusa shouldn’t affect your ability to drive or use any tools or machinery.
-Before having surgery, tell your doctor or drug specialist or dentist about all the products or medicines you use (including prescription, non-prescription medicines , and herbal products).
Keep this medicine or drug out of the sight and reach of children or kids.
This drug does not require any special storage conditions.
Side Effects :
- or difficulty sleeping may occur,
This is not a exhaustive list of side effects and others may occur.Please contact your doctor immediately if any of these symptoms are found.