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Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir : Interaction with Food and Herbs


Interaction of Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir with Food and Herbs - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir The ledipasvir and sofosbuvir combination is used in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C infection (A viral infection which causes severe damage to the liver) with genotype 1,4, 5 and 6. Sofosbuvir and ledipasvir are antiviral medications that belong to nucleotide polymerase inhibitors and HCV NS5A inhibitor groups, respectively. The drugs prevent the multiplication of the virus. The combination is sometimes prescribed along with another antiviral drug ribavirin.

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Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir Interactions with Food and Herbs

St. John's Wort : Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir drug combination should be avoided with St. John's Wort as it can decrease the concentration of the two drugs.
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How to Take the Medication -

The ledipasvir and sofosbuvir drug combination comes in the form of a tablet that can be taken once a day orally by mouth. It can be taken either with food or on an empty stomach. Follow the prescribed dose and instructions exactly as directed.
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