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Victrelis Description

Victrelis contains Boceprevir, an antiviral agent called a protease inhibitor that may be prescribed as part of the treatment for the Hepatitis C virus. This virus is a blood borne pathogen that can be contracted through unprotected sex, mother to infant during childbirth, organ transplants and blood transfusions, but more commonly during the present times by those in the drug community by sharing needles and injection equipment between an infected person to a non-infected person. Your treatment could begin with Peginterferon and Ribavirin first, then Victrelis is added at a time recommended by your doctor. Victrelis is not able to fight Hep C virus on its own.

This Protease Inhibitor Can Prevent the Process of Producing New Viruses

Once pegylated interferon and Ribavirin has been working for a time to help boost your immune system and interfere with the virus’s ability to replicate, Victrelis is introduced. The Hep C virus protease enzyme works like a cutting tool to cut the viral proteins into smaller pieces so they can be joined again into new virus particles. As a protease inhibitor, Victrelis prevents the protease enzyme from cutting the viral proteins so there are no new viruses. Your doctor will require you to have regular blood tests to check for any virus remaining in your blood.

About Hepatitis C and Your Liver

For most individuals, chronic (long-term) Hepatitis C is a benign viral infection while only a minority develop scarring of their liver called cirrhosis. Most of those infected with HCV can be totally unaware there is anything wrong until the symptoms of diarrhea, yellow skin and eyes, loss of appetite, bruising easily, and swollen stomach or ankles can appear years later as damage to your liver become apparent. Your liver is essential for removing dangerous chemicals from your blood, storing energy, nutrients and vitamins, fighting infections, and digesting food.

Before Victrelis Will be Prescribed

Tell your doctor whether you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding before taking Victrelis as it can cause harm to your unborn or nursing baby. You should use a birth control method to avoid becoming pregnant or getting your partner pregnant until your doctor states otherwise after your treatment period. Discuss other medical conditions or allergies with your doctor and list any current OTC or Rx drugs you take or use, including herbal medicine and dietary or vitamin supplements so it can be determined if Victrelis is safe for you.

Victrelis Precautions

Until you know how Victrelis will affect you, avoid operating a vehicle, machinery, or attempting any task that requires your complete attention. Victrelis will not protect you from spreading the Hep C virus to others. Try to keep a distance from large crowds or confined public areas where colds, the flu, and other infections can be easily spread while your immune system is compromised.

Possible Side Effects of Victrelis

  • Decreased appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea

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