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Sovaldi

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

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Sovaldi Overview

Sofosbuvir (brand name Sovaldi) is a drug used to treat hepatitis C infection. In combination with other therapies, Sofosbuvir can effectively cure hepatitis in 90 percent of patients.[1][2][3][4] It inhibits the RNA polymerase that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) uses to replicate its RNA. It was discovered at Pharmasset and developed by Gilead Sciences.[5] Sofosbuvir is a component of the first all-oral, interferon-free regimen approved for treating chronic hepatitis C.[6] Interferon-free thera...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofosbuvir

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Just finished 6 month treatment a few days ago, WTF is going on ???
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...
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to start treatment or not to that is the question.
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 26 days ago.
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sovaldi
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?
Updated 4 months ago.
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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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