Sovaldi is a prescription medicine used with other antiviral medicines to treat adults with chronic (lasting a long time) hepatitis C (Hep C) with or without cirrhosis (compensated). In those with Hep C genotype (GT) 1 or 4 infection, Sovaldi is used in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. In those with GT 2 or 3 infection, SovaldiSOVALDI is used in combination with ribavirin. It is not known if SOVALDI is safe and effective in adults who have had a liver transplant.
What is the most important information I should know about SOVALDI?
SOVALDI can cause serious side effects, including:
- Hepatitis B virus reactivation: Before starting SOVALDI treatment, your healthcare provider will do blood tests to check for hepatitis B infection. If you have ever had hepatitis B, the hepatitis B virus could become active again during and after treatment with SOVALDI. This may cause serious liver problems, including liver failure and death. If you are at risk, your healthcare provider will monitor you during and after taking SOVALDI.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking SOVALDI?
- Tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you have ever had hepatitis B infection, liver problems other than hepatitis C infection, or a liver transplant; if you have severe kidney problems or are on dialysis; if you have HIV; or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed. It is not known if SOVALDI will harm your unborn baby or pass into your breast milk. If you take SOVALDI in combination with ribavirin or with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, you should also read those Medication Guides for important pregnancy-related information.
28 tablets in one Bottle.