Velasof Tablet

Velasof Tablet

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Introduction

Velasof Tablet is a combination of two antiviral medicines. This prescription medicine is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It fights against the viruses to resolve the infection.

Velasof Tablet should be taken in the prescribed dose and duration. It can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time daily. It is advised not to consume more than the recommended dose. It is important to inform your doctor if you have any health conditions such as liver or kidney disease. It is harmful to consume alcohol along with this medicine, so it is advised to limit or avoid alcohol. The course of the medicine should be completed for better results.

The common side effects of this medicine are tiredness and headache. You should drink plenty of fluid and eat a healthy diet to prevent or overcome the side effects. Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines or supplements.

Uses of Velasof Tablet

  • Treatment of Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Side effects of Velasof Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Velasof

  • Headache
  • Tiredness

How to use Velasof Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Velasof Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Velasof Tablet works

Velasof Tablet is a combination of two antiviral medicines: Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir. They work by lowering the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood over a period of time.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Velasof Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Velasof Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Velasof Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Velasof Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Velasof Tablet, when taken together with other medicines for the treatment of hepatitis c infection, may produce dizziness, blurred vision and this may affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Velasof Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velasof Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Velasof Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Velasof Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Velasof Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised in some patients while taking this medicine.