What is MyHep All Tablet (EPCLUSA)?
MyHep All Tablet is a new generation medicine made by Mylan Pharmaceuticals that contains 2 active Generics – Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir. The generic version of Epclusa India is already available in 101 developing countries. Epclusa is the first Hepatitis C treatment that is registered for all 6 genotypes.
It is a combination of Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir of a fixed-dose. Sofosbuvir is a direct active antiviral medication that works to stop the growth of the Hepatitis C virus in the body and removing the virus from the blood. It helps your immune system fight the infection and may help your liver recover. It is prescribed a drug but needs a legal requirement from the HEPATOLOGIST or HCV treatment specialist. Food has no effect on the effectiveness of the drug.
To prevent the replication of the Hepatitis C virus in the blood, the volume of Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir is selected in an ideal ratio. Drug’s formula includes 2 active substances, which have a harmful effect on the causative agent of the disease. The medicine retains immunity and liver from the harmful effects of the virus.
Genotype and chronic of the disease
The Mixture is ideally suited to lead a patient to recover from Hepatitis C 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of the genotype and chronic of the disease. The Primary use for genotype 2 and 3 treatment (genotype 1 is a choice Harvoni & Epclusa, or others).
It is manufactured under the license of Gilead Sciences (producer of Harvoni and Sovaldi) The Sofosbuvir-Velpatasvir combo successfully cured Hepatitis C in 95-99% of patients with mild liver cirrhosis. Patients with moderate to severe cirrhosis experienced 94% of the cure rate being on a 12-week Epclusa regimen. The substances belong to the NS5B polymerase suppressor, which is necessary for the hepatitis C virus for growth and development. MyHep All tablet is the 1st Hepatitis C drug that has a high cure rate for all (1-6) genotypes.
Myhep All Uses:
MyHep All tablet is known to very effective medicine which fights against the Hepatitis C virus. The tablet may sometimes be used with another antiviral medication.
The medicine should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. MyHep All tablet is used to be taken at a fixed time. It can also be taken with or without consuming food. The jar in which the capsules packed is equipped with a screw capsule with the control of the first opening.
To make sure Myhep All is safe to use. The person needs to inform the doctor if they have-
- A history of hepatitis
- Kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis)
- Liver problems other than hepatitis
- HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
- Recent use of heart rhythm medicine called amiodarone.
Mechanism of Action:
MyHep All can be used alone or with ribavirin to treat and cure hepatitis C. It works and blocks the infection that causes hepatitis C from spreading inside the body.
MyHep All is likewise utilized with another antiviral pharmaceutical (ribavirin). Patients are advised to get a prescription from their doctor. Velpatasvir is an NS5A inhibitor which is utilized together with Sofosbuvir in the treatment of hepatitis C.
- The patient may feel uncomfortable, dizziness, blurred vision when the tablet is taken together with other medicines for the treatment of hepatitis c infection. And this may seriously affect the ability to drive.
- No dose adjustment of medicine is recommended. Especially when used in patients with liver disease. Otherwise, This Medicine is safe to use.
- Dose adjustment of Myhep All may be needed in patients with severe kidney disease. So, it should be used with caution.
- One needs to take extreme care of female patients to avoid pregnancy.
- Most importantly use precautions while doing sexual contact, sharing needles, or contact with blood.
Take Myhep All exactly as prescribed by the doctor. One should not consume Myhep All in larger or smaller dosages/ quantities or for a duration longer than recommended by their doctor.
IMPORTANT: PATIENTS ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT A DOCTOR IN ABOVE CASES.
Myhep All Side Effects:
Side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Epclusa has comparable side effects on other Hepatitis C treatment.
Common Myhep All side effects may include:
- A headache;
- Tired feeling;
- Lower back or side pain.
To minimize the side effects, one must adhere to the treatment regimen and avoid an overdose.
Hypersensitivity is a contraindication to Myhep All tablets. In addition, if a person is suffering from depression and kidney or liver problems, it is advised to ignore the use of Myhep All. In the taking of generic epclusa is prohibited in patients under 18 years of age. The treatment regimen for patients suffering from hepatitis C of all 6 genotypes is the same.