Sovaldi is an effective medicine for the treatment of treat chronic i.e. long-lasting hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. This medication has active component Sofosbuvir, which is a nucleoside analog and potent inhibitor. It decreases the amount of virus in the body. Gilead Sciences, Inc., the fastest-growing company manufactures this medicine. This drug is made available in a dosage like 400 mg. It is available for oral administration as a conventional tablet form.
Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Active Ingredient: The main active component of this medicine Sofosbuvir. It is a nucleoside analog and potent inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase. This medication is used in combination with other antiviral medicines to treat chronic hepatitis C. This antiviral treatment of hepatitis C with this drug and other direct-acting agents in people with cirrhosis by hepatic decompensation.
Indications: Sofosbuvir composed medication is approved with other antiviral medicines like ribavirin, peginterferon, daclatasvir to treat chronic hepatitis C. This is a viral infection of the liver. This medicine reduces the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body, which may help the liver recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver problems like scarring or liver cancer.
Sovaldi with other antiviral drugs reduces the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body and helps the body's immune system fight the infection. It also prevents from passing the virus to others.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned medicine works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis C virus in the body, which may help the liver recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection can induce serious liver problems like scarring or cirrhosis, or liver cancer. Sovaldi is an antiviral medication that acts by reducing infectious virus present in the body.
Dosages: This antiviral medicine made available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 400 mg: This medication must be taken once a day with or without food as directed by the doctor
Note: This drug should not be taken if have allergies to Sofosbuvir or other products mentioned on the strip of the medicine.