Each film-coated tablet Contains:
Sofosbuvir 400 mg
Colors: Red Oxide of iron & Titanium Dioxide IP
The medicinal product “Sofoskast” is treated with a chronic form of hepatitis C. Complex therapy with the use of this drug and other medications are prescribed for adult patients. The drug also treats patients with HIV and co-infections. The active component of the Sofokast tablets is sofosbuvir. They are coated and contain 400 mg of the basic substance. The package contains 28 tablets.
Indications for use of the drug
The drug “Sofosbuvir” is prescribed for patients with hepatitis C when the disease has passed into a chronic form. A combined approach is used for the effectiveness of treatment. It is possible to use medicament in cases when the patient has HIV in addition to hepatitis.
Contraindications to taking the drug “Sofosbuvir”
The drug is not used for hypersensitivity to substances that are present in its composition. Despite the fact that the drug does not affect fertility, it is rarely prescribed to women in their reproductive years. The use of the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended, as it can be harmful to the child. When pregnancy occurs, the combination of Sofosbuvir with such drugs as Interferon alfa and Ribavirin may have a negative effect on its course. For this reason, during the period of treatment, the child’s bearing is undesirable. The experiments, during which the drug “Sofosbuvir” was tested in animals, showed that this drug has a slightly negative impact on the offspring. Before you start taking it, you should carefully study the instructions for the drug and consult with a specialist.
Side effects are fully dependent on those drugs that are used in addition to Sofosbuvir, t. the main component can cause an only headache and mild weakness.
We describe the possible negative effects with different combinations of Sofosbuvir in the course of treatment at 12 weeks:
Ribavirin, more than 10% of cases. Blood can decrease the concentration of hemoglobin and increase the bilirubin index, insomnia, nausea may occur.
Ribavirin, up to 10 %. Anemia, depression, dyspnea, cough, disorders in the digestive tract, hair loss, itching on the skin, cramps, pains in the joints and back and some others.
Interferon alfa and Ribavirin, more than 10% of cases. There is anemia, a decrease in the number of platelets and lymphocytes, impaired appetite, dizziness, insomnia, shortness of breath, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, increased bilirubin, myalgia, joint pain, irritability, rashes and itching on the skin, fever,
Interferon alfa and ribavirin, less than 10 %. Depression, anxiety, weight loss, migraine, impaired vision, memory and concentration, constipation, reflux, cramps, back and chest pain, asthenia, hair loss.
How Supplied / Storage and Handling
Sofokast tablets are available in bottle pack of 28 tablets along with one silica gel bag and closed with a child-resistant closure, housed in a carton along with leaflet.
Store between 15°C and 30°C
- Dispense only in original container
Do not use if seal over bottle opening is broken or missing
Manufactured By: Natco Pharma Limited