SoviHep, DaciHep and SoviHep V tablets by Zydus

SoviHep, DaciHep, and SoviHep V are medications used to treat patients suffering from hepatitis C and are generally never used separately.

About the company Zydus Cadila Ltd.

Zydus Cadila is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in India and is a prominent player in the medical industry. It is a major producer of generic drugs for different diseases such as SoviHep + DaciHep and SoviHep V for Hepatitis C treatment. It has its headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, serving the millions of patients who are suffering from various diseases around the world.

How do SoviHep medications work?

These medication tablets are very useful for the treatment of HEP C disease. What does it do? It stops the replication of the hepatitis C virus in the body thereby decreasing their amount in the system causing lesser liver damage and improving liver functions.

1. SoviHep Sofosbuvir 400 Mg

SoviHep 400 tablets price

It is first medications that are launched by Zydus Cadila used in the treatment of Hepatitis C.

How to consume?

SoviHep 400mg tab should be consumed as instructed by the doctor. It should be consumed wholly and should not be chewed, broken, crushed, dissolved or mixed with any other medication. What should do if you miss a dose? You should try and compensate for it by consuming 2 tablets twice which can be potentially detrimental to health and must be avoided at all costs.

Caution!

  • It is advised to not consume alcohol while using SoviHep as it might have unknown reactions when in contact with alcohol. It is best to seek a doctor’s opinion when consuming this medicine about the intake of alcohol
  • SoviHep 400mg tablets are safe for use during pregnancy however the mother should wait for her treatment using the medication to be over so that it is expelled out of the body before breastfeeding the newborn.

How much does SoviHep cost?

SoviHep MRP price in India is 18000 rupees and can be procured online. However, it is easily available with good discount.

Side effects

Like any other medication, SoviHep Zydus has its own side effects. That might include tiredness, headache, fatigue, nausea, low blood cell count, itchiness of the skin, irritability, and difficulty in sleeping. These side effects are not extraordinarily evident. However, if there is a prompt rise in these side effects, it must be immediately brought to the notice of the concerned physician or doctor. Severe allergic reactions to this drug is a rarity however immediate medical help should be sought if any symptoms of allergic reactions are noticed.

2. DaciHep

DaciHep is the generic version of Daclatasvir which is used with the combination of SoviHep 400 mg to treat Hepatitis C (HCV). Patients need to take both medicines together.

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DaciHep 60 tablets price

 

 

3. SoviHep V

SoviHep V is the latest Hepatitis C drugs that marketed by Zydus Cadila in 2017. It is the combination of Velpatasvir 100 mg and Sofosbuvir 400 mg. It is very efficient for the treatment of all genotype 1 to 6.  Velpanat by Natco pharma is another alternative of SoviHep V.

 

sovihep v velpatasvir tablets priceConsumption method

SoviHep V tablets should be consumed as instructed by the doctor. It should be consumed wholly and should not be chewed, broken, crushed, dissolved or mixed with any other medication.

Side effects

Like any other medication, SoviHep v also have some side effects like tiredness, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, nausea, depression, discouragement, loss of interest, loss of appetite, rashes, irritability, and difficulty in sleeping. However, if there is a prompt rise in these side effects, it must be immediately brought to the notice of the concerned physician or doctor and the pharmacist must be notified. Severe allergic reactions to this drug is a rarity and may include chest pain, discomfort, loss of breath very easily, unconsciousness, light headedness, irregular heartbeat, lack of concentration etc.

Precautions

SoviHep V patients need to observe the same precautions as they might do for the use of regular SoviHep 400 mg tablets.

Consumption of alcohol should be kept to a minimum. Advise of doctors on the amount and frequency of consumption must be taken as the reaction of the medicine on alcohol is unknown and can cause serious health issue if not taken seriously. The medication is safe for the use of pregnant women. There have been no negative side effects on the fetus whatsoever but is strictly forbidden to breastfeed the young one while on medication. Breastfeeding should be done only when the medication is over and has exited the system completely

Precautions you need to observe while taking these above medicines.

  • In case you miss a dose of the medication, consume it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next medication, then continue with it.
  • It is advised to not consume alcohol while using SoviHep as it might have unknown reactions when in contact with alcohol. It is best to seek a doctor’s opinion when consuming this medicine about the intake of alcohol
  • The tablets are safe for use during pregnancy however the mother should wait for her treatment using the medication to be over so that it is expelled out of the body before breastfeeding the newborn. It should not be used in case of a prior case of severe kidney problems or other existing allergic reactions.
  • The doctor should be made aware of any prevailing health conditions before prescribing the medicine so that it does not interfere with the disturbed conditions of the body
  • If other medications are already prescribed to you, it should be brought to the notice of your doctor as these are sensitive medications and can have unknown reactions with other medication when consumed together which can, in turn, become detrimental to you health and well-being and can even be potentially fatal
  • In case you have allergic reactions to some particular item, make sure that the doctor knows about so that he can adjust your doses or suggest and prescribe any other effective alternative to cure the disease.