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Sovaldi

Active Ingredient(s): Sofosbuvir
FDA Approved: December 6, 2013
Pharm Company: GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Category: Hepatitis



Sovaldi Overview

Sofosbuvir[1] (brand names Sovaldi and Virunon) is a nucleotide analog used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It has been marketed since 2013. Compared to previous treatments, sofosbuvir-based regimens provide a higher cure rate, fewer side effects, and a two- to four-fold reduced duration of therapy.[2][3][4] Sofosbuvir allows most patients to be treated successfully without the use of peginterferon,[5] an injectable drug with severe side...

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sovaldi and ribavirin
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66 years old, geno 2, 24 mo treatment, just finished treatment jan.5, 2015, now feb 8, still have headaches, itching, and can't get to sleep at night but it is getting better the fatigue is not that bad and i am in a better mood. after 3 wks of treatment hep c non detectable, still non detectable. doc says we will know after 3 mos. just posting to let people know what they might expect. went through 2 interferon treatments that did not work third time the charm.
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effect of stopping sovaldi before complete treatment
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my prescription was three month treatment with Sovaldi+ribavirin+ peginterferon alfa for 3 month but due to some financial problem I took treatment for one month only and I stopped can some one told me the expected effect for that regarding to the coplication that may be happen and also my chance of curing from Hep C, if I start over the treatment later thanks
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drug interaction with sovaldi and ribavirin
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can you take lithium while taking sovaldi and ribavirin ## Hello, Polly! How are you? I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between these medications, but it's best to double check this information to be sure. Lithium is most commonly used to treat the manic episodes of manic depression. Its typical side effects may include poor memory, dry skin, dizziness and nausea. The Sovaldi and Ribavirin may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, headache and fatigue. Is there anything else I can help with? ## yes. I normally do not have a manic episode unless I stop taking lithium. This time as soon as I started taking hep c tx. I started w the same symptoms of mania. That is scary stuff
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sovaldi
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How many people have been on this medication? I'm afraid it's to new and they don't fully understand all the side effects ## Hello, Shelley! How are you? This medication actually has one of the highest cure rates and its most common side effects include nausea, fatigue, headache and irritability. And yes, there is always a risk of that, but that is true of any medication on the market, not just this one. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I had hcv for 15 years and it only took half a pill for 8 weeks to clear virus.solvaldi actually stopped my chronic vomiting and nausea the first night I took it.I was supposed to take ribovarin in morning and at night and six hundred milligram at night but could not tolerate all that .I reduced to 300mg of solvaldi only at night an...
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low platelet's with hep c
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I'm looking for advice on how to keep my platelet's stable or increase them, does anyone have any helpful information? please!! ## my platelet count is at 79 and I'm trying to increase it or keep it stable so I can start the Hep C Sovaldi and ribavirin treatment does anyone have any words of wisdom for me please ## Hi Dee, According to an article by Livestrong.com, there are actually many nutrient dense foods which can naturally increase the levels of your platelet (thrombocyte) count; namely leafy green vegetables such as kale and parsley. More specifically, some important nutrients that are often touted for their use in achieving a higher platelet count consist of Folate (vitamin B-9), B12, Calcium, Potassium, and Zinc. So perhaps a quality whole-food multivitamin and mine...
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Just finished 6 month treatment a few days ago, WTF is going on ???
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I did well all the way thru my treatement until now when I'm just done. I'm having clear bright colorful dreams while I'm wide awake, I'm seeing sparkles of bright vibrant colors when I close my eyes and my thoughts are actual images I can see in my mind, I can literally see what I'm thinking. I have this constant smell that won't go away, my ears are ringing, my head feels like it's about to explode, I'm cramping in my abdomen, legs and back, my stomach is hurting so bad. Called my doctor, said to get to hospital, WTF is going on, am I dying ? ## If you just finished treatment. Your not going through withdrawals. Your Dr. said to get to the hospital, get to the hospital! I am not a nurse, but with the smells and the visions you may be suffering some sort...
Updated 6 months ago.
 
to start treatment or not to that is the question.
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was diagnosed with Hep C 2 years ago, have no symptoms of a damaged liver, however viral level is 3,750,252. I was told about solvaldi and of course think it's too new of a drug to start treatment, but then I take a chance of getting liver cancer in the future. I have talked about this to my Dr. he thinks I should start treatment. I am genotype 2. I am not a drinker, thank God. Liver is healthy at this point. the thought of the virus living in my liver makes me sick... should I wait or start treatment only I can make that decision.. I know... ## Hello, Jeannie! How are you? I am sorry about your diagnosis. Another thing to keep in mind is that treatment may delay the possible progression and liver damage. While your liver may be healthy now, there's no guarantee how long it will...
Updated 7 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sofosbuvir
  • Tablet: 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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effect of stopping sovaldi before complete treatment my prescription was three month treatment with Sovaldi+ribavirin+ peginterferon alfa for 3 month but due to some financi...  0
drug interaction with sovaldi and ribavirin can you take lithium while taking sovaldi and ribavirin ## Hello, Polly! How are you? I didn't find any interactions...  2