Ledipasvir, Sofosbuvir Oral tablet
What is this medicine?
LEDIPASVIR; SOFOSBUVIR (led' i pas' vir; soe fos' bue vir) is two antiviral medicines in one tablet. It is used to treat hepatitis C. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
HIV or AIDS
other liver disease
an unusual or allergic reaction to ledipasvir, sofosbuvir, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Take all of your medicine as directed even if you think you are better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS like cobicistat; elvitegravir; emtricitabine; tenofovir, efavirenz; emtricitabine; tenofovir, tenofovir, tipranavir
certain antibiotics like rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine
certain medicines for seizures like carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin
certain medicines for stomach problems like aluminium hydroxide, cimetidine, esomeprazole, famotidine, lansoprazole, magnesium hydroxide, nizatidine, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, ranitidine
St. John's Wort
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
See your doctor or health care professional for a follow-up visit as directed. You may need blood work while you are taking this medicine. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
March 21, 2017
U.S. FDA-approved Package Insert