DACLATASVIR 60MG TABLET (DACLAHEP)

DACLATASVIR 60MG TABLET (DACLAHEP)

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : daclatasvir
  • Manufacturer: hetero
  • Indication: Hepatitis
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 60mg

Brand Name: Daclahep

Generic Name: Daclatasvir

Manufacturer: Hetero

Dosage: Tablet

Strength: 60mg

Composition: Daclatasvir

Packaging: 28 tablets (28 strips)

Indication: Hepatitis C

Storage: Store at room temperature

Overview
Daclahep (Daclatasvir 60mg) tablet is used along with other medications for the treatment of Chronic

Hepatitis C. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as antiviral agents. It works by

blocking the action of a specific protein and preventing its spread in the body. It is advisable not

to change or stop the dose without taking suggestions from your doctor. If you experience any

symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. Do not take this

medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. Avoid the consumption of

alcohol during the time of treatment with this medicine.

Pharmacodynamics
Daclatasvir is a direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agent that targets the nonstructural protein 5A

(NS5A) and causes a decrease in serum HCV RNA levels. It disrupts HCV replication by

specifically inhibiting the critical functions of a nonstructural protein 5A (NS5A) protein in the

replication complex. After the oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in

2 hours.

Usage
Daclahep is an antiviral medication that is used in combination to treat chronic (when the

infection moves into the long-lasting stage) Hepatitis C virus (HCV). This medicine works by

removing the virus from the blood over a period of time. Take this medicine with or without food

orally once a day. This medication may take some time to show effect. Do not miss your regular

dosing schedule. The recommended dose is decided by a doctor according to your previous

medical condition and response to the treatment. Do not chew or break the tablet and swallow

the whole tablet with a glass of water.

Interactions
Interactions may change how your medication works and increase the risk for side effects. Don’t

forget to disclose your previous medical history with the doctor.

Medicine Interactions
● Clarithromycin

● Nevirapine

● Modafinil

● Atorvastatin

● Ketoconazole

● Bosentan

● Delavirdine

Disease Interaction
● In patients coinfected with hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus, the use of this medicine may

cause a reactivation of HBV.

Alcohol Interaction

● Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor before consuming

alcohol.

Contraindications
● This medicine is not recommended in patients receiving strong CYP3A inducers.

● Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Daclatasvir.

● This medicine is not recommended in patients known to be hypersensitive.

Side Effects Of Daclatasvir 60mg Tablet

This medicine may cause some mild or severe side effects. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with the doctor before starting the treatment.

Common side effects

● Fatigue

● Headache

● Nausea

● Anemia

● Insomnia

● Dizziness

● Shortness of breath

● Chest pain

● Unusual tiredness

● Diarrhea

● Rash

● Irregular heartbeat

● Pale skin

● Unusual weakness

● Allergic reaction

● Upset stomach

● Trouble in sleeping

● Memory problems

● Low blood sugar

● Vomiting

● Abdominal cramps

● Unusual hoarseness

● Swelling of the mouth, face, tongue, or throat

● Itching

Note – Immediate medical attention is required if any side effects occur.

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip or miss your dosing schedule. This medicine can be taken with or without food.

Missed dose

● It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact

your doctor immediately.

Overdose
● In case of an overdose, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.

Before starting treatment with this medication, please inform your doctor about your previous

medical history. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore

those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.

Contraception

Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this

medicine.

Children and adolescents

This medicine is not advisable for use in children and adolescents.

Warnings For Female
● Pregnancy

Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

Avoid this medication at the time of pregnancy.

● Breastfeeding

This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is necessary.

Please consult your medical advisor before starting treatment with this medication.

Precautions
● Regular monitoring of kidney and liver function tests is required while having treatment with this medicine.

● Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice.

● This medicine may increase the risk of decreased heart rate when it is used along with

Other medicines.

● Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects like – nausea, anemia, fatigue,

vomiting, insomnia, and irregular heartbeat.

● Do not skip the regular dosing schedule.

● This tablet may interact with many other medicines. Do not forget to discuss your medical history with the doctor.

Cautions
● Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.

● Not safe for pregnant women.

● Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.

● Do not crush or break the tablet.

Substitutes

● Dacihep

● Natdac

● Hepcfix

● Daclitof

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : daclatasvir
  • Manufacturer: hetero
  • Indication: Hepatitis
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 60mg
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