- What is sofosbuvir, and how does it work?
- What brand names are available for sofosbuvir?
- Is it available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for it?
- What types of hepatitis C infections does it treat (uses)?
- Sofosbuvir side effects
- How do I use or take sofosbuvir (dosage)?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with sofosbuvir?
- Is it safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about this drug?
Is it safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- There hasn't been enough research and evaluation of sofosbuvir in pregnant women. However, ribavirin, which is combined with sofosbuvir should not be used if you're pregnant. Your male partner shouldn't use it either.
- Researchers don't know if sofosbuvir is secreted into breast milk.
What else should I know about this drug?
- This drug is available in 400 mg tablets.
- Keep the tablets stored at room temperature below 30 C (86 F).
- The FDA approved Sovaldi in December 2013.
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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