What is Hepcdac – 28 Tablet?
Hepcdac – 28 Tablet contains a drug called Daclatasvir. It is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat the chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV). It works to prohibit the multiplication of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in our bodies. It is used to manage the infection and decrease complications and improve your immune system. This medicine is taken along with other antiviral medications for the treatment of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). It reduces the viral load in the body and removes the virus from the blood for some time. It does not cure the hepatitis C virus but it decreases the risks and prevents its multiplication and spreading of the virus to other parts of the body. This medicine makes your life better.
What Daclatasvir drug is used for?
Daclatasvir is sold under the brand name Daklinza. It is manufactured in India by Cipla Limited. It is used in combination with other antiviral medicine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). It is a viral infection of the liver. It belongs to a class of medications which is known as hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitors. Its main function is to prevent the virus from spreading in the body. It decreases the quantity of Hepatitis C (HCV) infections. It boosts your immune system which helps your body to fight off infection. Chronic hepatitis C is a liver infection that causes severe liver problems such as scarring (cirrhosis) or liver cancer. This medicine reduces the growth of the hepatitis C virus and improves your health.
What is the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)?
The Hepatitis C virus is a viral infection of the liver. It may cause inflammation and damage. Inflammation is swelling that occurs when tissues of the body become harmed and infected. It can damage your organs. Viruses occupy the normal cells in your body. It spreads all over your body. It may cause infections that can pass from person to person. There are two types of hepatitis C virus. First is Acute hepatitis C virus and Second is chronic hepatitis C virus. Acute hepatitis C viruses are short-term infections in which symptoms can remain for up to 6 months while chronic hepatitis is a long-term infection in which your body is unable to fight infection. Almost 75 to 85 percent of people who have hepatitis C virus will develop chronic hepatitis C.
This virus is spread through contact with an infected person’s blood. Some other reasons may include:
Sharing of needles or any other element of an infected person
Making tattoos or using any tools or any other instrument which are not sterilized
To contact with the blood or open sores of an infected person
Using personal items of an infected person like razor, toothbrush, or nail clippers
Pass infection from mother to her fetus
Use of unprotected sex with an infected person
Symptoms of Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Most people are infected with the hepatitis C virus but have no symptoms. Some people with acute hepatitis C infection may have symptoms exposed within 1 to 3 months. These symptoms may include:
Nausea or vomiting
Severe skin rash
Shortness of breath
Hepcdac – 28 Tablet comes in the form of a tablet taken by mouth. It is normally taken with or without food. It is taken along with other antiviral drugs for 12 weeks. Take this medicine around the same time every day. Follow the instructions of your doctor carefully. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. The dose and duration will be decided on 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 common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, headache, nausea, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and anemia (low red blood cell count). Your doctor should prevent and give relief from these side effects. You may feel better.
The benefit of Hepcdac – 28 Tablet
- In the treatment of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
This medicine is an antiviral drug. It is used in combination with other antiviral medications to treat the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It belongs to a class of medications called hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitors. It blocks the activities of a special protein (NS5A) which is responsible for the replication of DNA of viral cells. This leads to the reduction of the HCV virus in the body. It increases the immune system of the body and makes it able to attack infection and prevent your body from further damage. It helps to prevent its multiplication and spreading of disease in your body. There is no cure for HCV infection. But with proper treatment and care, it can be controlled and improve your life.
- Side effects of Hepcdac – 28 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:
Severe skin rash
Shortness of breath
How is a Hepcdac – 28 Tablet taken?
Hepcdac – 28 Tablet comes in the form of a tablet taken by mouth. It is normally taken with or without food. It is taken along with other antiviral drugs for 12 weeks. Take this medicine around the same time every day. Follow the instructions of your doctor carefully. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew or 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. Many other medicines can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using during the treatment.
How does a Hepcdac – 28 Tablet work?
Hepcdac – 28 Tabets contains daclatasvir. It is an antiviral medicine. It is a non-structural viral protein inhibitor (NS5A) that inhibits the reproduction of RNA viruses. It reduces the amount of HCV infection and its further complications. It is recommended for patients under the age of 18 years or above. It is used with other antiviral medications to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This medicine protects your liver and its further damage. It boosts your immune system and gives you a better life.