What is Dacihep 60 mg Tablet?
Dacihep 60 mg tablet contains a drug called Daclatasvir Dihydrochloride 60 mg. It belongs to antiviral medicine. It is used to treat the Hepatitis C virus. It works to prevent the multiplication of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in our body. This tablet is used to control the infection. It reduces complications and makes the immune system better. This medicine is taken with other antiviral medications. It is not a cure for Hepatitis C but it only reduces the complication of the virus by stopping the multiplication of the virus in our body.
What is Daclatasvir Dihydrochloride used for?
Daclatasvir is sold under the brand name Daklinza. It is manufactured in India by Cadila Healthcare Limited. Daclatasvir is used with other antiviral medication to treat chronic hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. It should never be used without sofosbuvir. These medications together reduce the infection and may help your liver recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver damage. It lowers the risk of viruses in our bodies.
What is the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)?
Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. It leads to serious liver damage. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) spreads through contaminated blood.
Today most people become infected with the hepatitis C virus by sharing needles or other equipment used to prepare and inject drugs. Hepatitis C is a short-term illness but for more than half of people who become infected with the hepatitis C virus, it becomes a long-term chronic infection. Chronic hepatitis C is a serious, even life-threatening health problem such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.
There is no vaccine for hepatitis C. The best way to prevent hepatitis C is to avoid behaviors that can spread the disease, especially injecting drugs. If detected early, treatment can cure people with hepatitis C in 8 to 12 weeks.
- What are the signs and symptoms of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)?
Most people with hepatitis C have no symptoms. Some people with acute hepatitis C do have symptoms within 1 to 3 months after they are exposed. These symptoms may include:
Dark yellow urine
Gray or clay-colored stools
Loss of appetite
Nausea and vomiting
Dacihep 60 mg Tablet comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food once a day. It must be taken in combination with sofosbuvir, usually for 12 weeks. Take it at around the same time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The most common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, headache, nausea, insomnia, and anemia. Inform your doctor if these side effects become serious. our doctor can prevent and give you relief from the side effects during the treatment. It makes you feel better,
The benefit of Dacihep 60 mg Tablet
- In the treatment of Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Dacihep 60 mg tablet is indicated in the treatment of HCV infection that causes chronic hepatitis C infection in humans. It is recommended for people above 18 years of age. It is a non-structural viral protein 5A and inhibits viral RNA reproduction. It inhibits the formation and activation of the HCV reproduction complex. Thus, this medicine treats and controls HCV infection.
Side effects of Dacihep 60 mg tablet
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Shortness of breath
How is Dacihep 60 mg tablet taken?
Dacihep 60 mg Tablet comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food once a day. It must be taken in combination with sofosbuvir, usually for 12 weeks. Take it at around the same time every day. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does the Dacihep 60 mg tablet work?
This medicine is an antiviral medication. It works to lower the load of the hepatitis C virus in the body and remove the virus from the blood over some time. It inhibits viral RNA reproduction and the assembly of virus particles.