How Is Hepatitis C Treated ?
Hepatitis C virus is treated with all-oral medications. These pills, called antiviral medications, are usually taken once per day. These antiviral medications are extremely good at attacking the virus and preventing it from multiplying.
Why Should People Take Antiviral Medications For Hepatitis C ?
The purpose of taking antiviral medications for hepatitis C is to:
- 1. stop or slow down the damage to your liver
- 2. reduce the risk of developing cirrhosis (advanced scarring of the liver)
- 3. reduce the risk of developing liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)
- 4. reduce the risk of liver failure and the need for a liver transplant
What Are The Names Of The Medications For Treating Hepatitis C ?
There are many antiviral medications that are used to treat hepatitis C. Some are used alone, some are used in combination with each other. Medicines are.
- 1. Daclatasvir 60 mg (Natdac , Mydekla)
- 2. Sofosbuvir 400mg (Hepcinat, Myhep)
- 3. Sofosbuvir & Ledipasvir (Hepcinat LP, Myhep LVIR)
- 4. Sofosbuvir & Velpatasvir (Myhep All, Velpanat)