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 Epclusa Sofosbuvir + Velpatasvir
Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir is a fixed dose combination medication for the treatment of hepatitis C.[1] It combines sofosbuvir and velpatasvir.[1] It is more than 90% effective for hepatitis C genotypes one through six.[1] It also works for hepatitis C in those who also have cirrhosis or HIV/AIDS.[1] The combination is well tolerated generally.[1] Side effects may include headaches, feeling tired, itchiness, and nausea.[1] It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the m...
Epclusa Treatment
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Is there anyone out there who has taken Epclusa? I'm fixing to start treatment and would like some feedback. ## When you are starting treatment? Can anyone that's been on this medication chime in? The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including headache, diarrhea, discouragement, loss of appetite, and nausea. ...
Updated 9 months ago in Epclusa.
Wed, Jan 25 '17, 7:38 PM
Side effects of epclusa
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I have been taking epclusa for two weeks. Last night my husband noticed brownish splotches on the mid-section of my back. The skin is not raised nor does it have any similarities to a rash. It looks more like large bruises. I'm not sure if this is from the meds or because I had a heating pad on my back the other evening. Has anyone else had this experience? ## Not all rashes are raised and/or itchy. Some of them are just surface spots like that, and this medication has been known to cause them in some people that take it. However, on your medical provider can say for sure. Have you experienced any other side effects? The FDA lists them as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, fatigue, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. Are the spots still there? Are you on any other medicatio... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Epclusa.
Sat, Apr 29 '17, 9:36 PM
Epclusa and leg and back pain
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Has anyone taken Epclusa and experienced back and leg pain? I already have 2 herniated discs but it seems that since I started the medicine it has increased my pain and started pain in my legs. ## Joint and muscle aches can be a normal side effect of this medication, according to FDA reports, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, and headache. Has there been any change? Are you on any other medications? ## Not any new meds other than Epclusa. Dr. put me Gabapentin which has helped with the leg pain. ## About 2.5 to 3 weeks after starting epclusa I've had back pain and leg pain its worsened and am down to my last 2 days. I'm hoping my pain is contributed to the epclusa and was wondering how soon after treatment will the pain go away ## No new medicines. Pain in legs started ... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Sofosbuvir + Velpatasvir.
Tue, Apr 11 '17, 5:52 AM
Nervous system damage from epclusa
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Has anyone experienced severe anxiety, constant crawling feeling in body after epclusa treatment. Its like my brain and body aren't working right anymore? I had terrible side effects . Finished in January, now it's June and feels like I'm still taking the poison. ## Hello, Barbara! How are you? Has there been any change? Those are not normal side effects of this medication according to recent FDA reports. They typical include nausea, dizziness, insomnia, depression, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications? Do you take any supplements? Do you drink a lot of sugary, or caffeinated beverages? ## Yes I started with hand/arm pain about a month after starting treatment. Now I am three months post treatment and the pain has now been nerve pain in my hands, lower legs, hands,... ...
Updated 1 day ago in Epclusa.
Sat, Nov 18 '17, 7:24 AM
Starting treatment soon for genotype 3 hepatitis C - have had it for 30 years
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Can I get any feedback from someone who's been in a similar situation? I have a very physical job... Am i going to be too sick to work? ## There is really no way anyone can say for sure, since we are all different and may not react the same to any given medication. In most cases, people try to start a new medication, when they have a few days off, that way you can find out how it is going to affect you, before working, driving, or operating heavy machinery. The FDA does warn that it could cause nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, and diarrhea as side effects. Have you started taking it, yet? Can anyone with experience taking it chime in? ## I am also genotype 3 and 30+ years. For the most part I've been ok on Epclusa. (This is the final week) but if I don't drink enough water I... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Epclusa.
Wed, Jul 26 '17, 12:04 PM
 NDC 61958-2201
Epclusa Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Gilead Sciences, Inc. ## Package Codes: 61958-2201-1 ## Active Ingredients: Velpatasvir + Sofosbuvir


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