First generic of Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg fixed dose combination
Natco Pharma has launched the first generic version of Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg fixed dose combination in Nepal. Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg fixed dose combination is sold by Gilead Sciences, Inc., under brand name Epclusa.
Epclusa is the first all-oral, pan-genotypic, single tablet regimen for the treatment of adults with genotype 1-6 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Epclusa is also the first single tablet regimen approved for the treatment of patients with HCV genotype 2 and 3, without the need for Ribavirin.
Natco will market Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg under the brand name VELPANAT. Natco priced its generic medicine of VELPANAT at an MRP of Rs 25,000/- equivalent for a bottle of 28 tablets in Nepal. Natco has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc., to manufacture and sell generic versions of its chronic hepatitis C medicines
Velpatasvir & Sofosbuvir from Hetero
Velpatasvir & Sofosbuvir ( Tab Velasof ) by Hetero is a combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir and is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. It is also used with another antiviral medication (ribavirin). These drugs work by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which helps your immune system fight the infection and may help your liver recover.
Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver problems such as scarring (cirrhosis), or liver cancer.
Sofosbuvir 400 mg & Velpatasvir 100 mg Indication :
Velasof ( Sofosbuvir 400 mg & velpatasvir 100 mg) is used alone or with ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C. Sofosbuvir is in a class of antiviral medications called nucleotide hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5B polymerase inhibitors. Velpatasvir is in a class of antiviral medications called HCV NS5A replication complex inhibitors.
The combination of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir works by stopping the virus that causes hepatitis C from spreading inside the body.