Sofosbuvir is a direct-acting antiviral agent against the hepatitis C virus. It is an inhibitor of the HCV NS5B RNA-dependent RNA polymerase, which is essential for viral replication.
Hopetavir Tablet 400 mg
One 400 mg tablet taken once daily with or without food. Should be used in combination with Ribavirin or in combination with Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin for the treatment of CHC.
Recommended combination therapy: (HCV Mono-infected and HCV/HIV-1 Co-infected)-
Genotype 1 or 4: Sofosbuvir + Peginterferon alfa + Ribavirin for 12 weeks
Genotype 2: Sofosbuvir + Ribavirin for 12 weeks
Genotype 3: Sofosbuvir + Ribavirin for 24 weeks
Sofosbuvir in combination with Ribavirin for 24 weeks can be considered for CHC patients with genotype 1 infection who are Interferon ineligible
Should be used in combination with Ribavirin for treatment of CHC in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma awaiting liver transplantation for up to 48 weeks or until liver transplantation whichever occurs first
A dose recommendation cannot be made for patients with severe renal impairment or end stage renal disease
Geriatric Use: No dose adjustment of Sofosbuvir is warranted in geriatric patients.