Hepatitis C has always been a disease that had the power of scaring away folks. Even though the medications in this field have touched the sky but, even the thought of the disease leaves us in a state of fright and shock.
Creating the shock proof environment is the Hepcinat Lp, one of the most powerful medicines recommended and used for hepatitis C treatment. However, the medicine holds its own side effects, interfering characteristics, etc. that needs to be kept in mind.
What things should be avoided while taking hepcinat Lp?
There are definitely a few things that need to be avoided, when on a medication drive of hepcinat Lp, such as:-
Antacid intake in any form within 4 hours just before or 4 hours just after you taking the medicines must be avoided.
Other antacids with the contents of aluminium or magnesium such as- Acid Gone, Aldroxicon, Di-Gel, Alternagel, Gelusil, Gaviscon, Genaton, Maalox, Milk of Magnesia, Maldroxal, Mylanta, Mintox, Pepcid Complete, Mylagen, Rulox, Rolaids, etc. must be avoided.
Also, one must always know that intake of this medicine isn’t going to prevent the communicability of hepatitis C causing virus to others. So, it’s always recommended to have protected sex.
Don’t share the same razors or toothbrushes or use the same needles for injection to avoid any further communication. Sharing these things may lead to turning a healthy person into a hepatitis C prone patient.
With a few side effects on board, HEPCINAT LP may interfere with your system and this is why there are fair chances of receiving a few side effects. This may not be the case for everyone on the medication but, chances of suffering from side effects count is there.
In a few cases, signs of an allergic reaction are also visible such as- development of hives; swelled face, difficult breathing; swelling of the lips, throat and tongue.
Other common side effects include:
- Fatigue, etc.
Few other drugs that can interrupt your medication
Prior to starting the medication, it is always advisable to keep your doctor well informed about any of the medicines you already use, such as:
- Atripla (efavirenz,
- emtricitabine, and tenofovir);digoxin (digitalis);
- other drugs to treat hepatitis C, such as simeprevir (Olysio) or sofosbuvir (Sovaldi);
- ritonavir (Norvir) when used with tipranavir (Aptivus);
- rosuvastatin (Crestor);
- St. John’s wort;
- Stribild (elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, tenofovir);
- tenofovir when used in combination with atazanavir, darunavir, lopinavir, or ritonavir;
- seizure medicine – carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin;
- stomach acid reducers – cimetidine (Tagamet), esomeprazole (Nexium), famotidine (Pepcid) lansoprazole (Prevacid), nizatidine (Axid), omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), ranitidine (Zantac), and others; or
- tuberculosis medicine – rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine.