Vosevi - Medication for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Vosevi is a prescription medicine used to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adults. It is a combination of three antiviral medications – sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir – that work together to attack the virus and stop it from spreading in the body.
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Drug
Where to get
Obtainable through pharmacies with a doctor's prescription.
Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Vosevi FAQ


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What is Vosevi?

Vosevi is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) in adults who meet certain requirements, as determined by a health care provider. HCV can be an opportunistic infection (OI) of HIV.

What is Vosevi used for?

Vosevi is a stand-alone combination antiviral treatment that may be used to treat HCV infection of genotypes 1 through 6 in adults who have been previously treated with certain other antiviral medications.

Does Vosevi treat hepatitis C?

Yes, Vosevi is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes liver disease. This virus has several different strains, which are called genotypes. Doctors prescribe Vosevi to treat adults with all genotypes of chronic HCV infection and who have mild to no liver damage.

Is Vosevi a generic?

Vosevi comes as a tablet that you swallow. It contains three antiviral drugs that help treat HCV infection: sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir. Vosevi only comes in a brand-name form. It’s not available as a generic. Read on to learn more about Vosevi’s uses, side effects, and more. What are Vosevi’s side effects?

Does Vosevi contain velpatasvir and voxilaprevir?

Vosevi contains a combination of sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir. Sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir are antiviral medications that prevent hepatitis C virus (HCV) from multiplying in your body. Vosevi is a combination medicine used to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults. It is usually given after other treatments have failed.

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