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Side effect(s) of Sofosbuvir

Read the side effects of Sofosbuvir as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, loose stools, loss of appetite, vomiting, constipation

Nervous system: Headache, fever, irritability, inability to sleep, attention deficit disorder

Respiratory: Cough, flu symptoms, breathing difficulty

Lab abnormalities: Abnormal levels of hemoglobin, neutrophils, platelets, bilirubin, creatine kinase and lipase

Others: Rashes, itching, muscle pain, chills, weight loss, blurred vision

Other Precautions : If ribavirin or peginterferon alfa is discontinued for any reasons, sofosbuvir should also be discontinued.

There is no specific antidote for treating sofosbuvir overdosage. Patients who are overdosed with sofosbuvir must be provided with general supportive measures under the supervision of a medical specialist.

Hemodialysis is also recommended as 4-hour dialysis can remove approximately 18 percentage of the given dose.

Drug Name : Sofosbuvir

Sofosbuvir is used in combination with ribavirin or peginterferon alfa to treat chronic hepatitis C infection in adults and children who weigh at least 35 kg. Sofosbuvir antiviral medication does not prevent the spread of hepatitis C to others.
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