Hepcinat LP 90/400 mg
|Description||Ledipasvir 90mg & Sofosbuvir 400mg|
|Generic Name||Ledipasvir 90mg & Sofosbuvir 400mg|
Hepcinat LP 9/400 mg
Hepcinat LP 9/400 is a fixed-dose combination of Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir which are approved for the treatment of people who are infected with hepatitis C genotype 1 and 4. The combination drug is clinically tested for treating HCV infection, which does not require ribavirin and interferon. Numerous research studies have revealed its extremely high success rate when it comes to treating chronic, long-lasting, a viral infection of the liver. Both the active ingredients work by reducing the amount of Hepatitis C virus from your body, boost the immune system to fight against the infection, and help your liver to recover. Natco Pharma manufactures this treatment option for the complete elimination of chronic hepatitis C virus. Doctors prescribe it to destroy the virus and preventing the replication of the virus.
Clinical uses of Hepcinat LP 9/400 mg
Hepcinat LP is one of the most effective treatments for hepatitis C. It is suitable for patients with hepatitis C genotype 1 and 4. It is also beneficial for people with cirrhosis of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus. This medicine is a combination of two active ingredients, namely Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir, that helps in reducing the amount of the virus in the body, by preventing the spread of the virus to other parts of the body. This combination drug is beneficial in treating chronic, a prolonged lasting viral infection of the liver. Sometimes the medicine may be used with another antiviral agent like ribavirin. Hepcinat LP 9/400 encourages the immune system to fight against the infection and may help your liver to recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection may cause scarring of the liver, and the condition can be called as liver cirrhosis.
Take medicine before or after consuming food as per your doctor’s instructions. The fixed dose combination drug works best when the absorption of the drug takes place at a constant level, to make this happen, it is better to take this medicine at evenly spaced intervals. Let your doctor know if you vomit within five hours of taking the drug. You may be advised to take another dose. Continue to take the antiviral medication as per your doctor’s instructions. Do not stop taking it even if the symptoms disappear after a short time. Patients are instructed to complete the full course of treatment to avoid recurrence of the infection.
Possible Side Effects
Headache, diarrhea, nausea, or difficulty sleeping are the commonly reported side effects of Hepcinat LP If any of these cause trouble or persist for a longer duration, immediately talk to your doctor. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this antiviral agent because he/she has judged that the benefits are greater than the risk of adverse effects. There are other side effects as well that you can experience while using This medication. Contact your doctor for the complete list of drugs.
Keep in mind that antacids lower the absorption of ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir, so it recommended to take it at least four hours before or after this medication. Acid-lowering medications such as indigestion ulcers, heartburn, and other, including famotidine, and omeprazole may delay the effects of your antiviral medicines. Ask your doctor to use these medications safely.