Victrelis Oral Capsule 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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VICTRELIS: Oral capsule (200mg)

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What is this Medicine?

BOCEPREVIR (boe SE pre vir) is an antiviral medicine. It is used with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin to treat hepatitis C. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Victrelis 200mg Capsule

NDC: 000850314
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hepatitis C Infection

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
May be stored at room temperature not exceeding 77 degrees F for up to 3 months
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Victrelis 200mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Victrelis 200mg Capsule

Low Platelet Count Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
8.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
11.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
14.0-25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
15.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
15.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
16.0-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
16.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
18.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
19.0-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
21.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
22.0-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
24.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
30.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
33.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Metallic Taste Incidence:
35.0-44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
43.0-46.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
45.0-50.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
55.0-58.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Victrelis 200mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Victrelis 200mg Capsule(Boceprevir)
Grapefruit juice and Boceprevir(Boceprevir)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. The potential for side effects may be increased if grapefruit juice is used with Boceprevir. Your clinician will closely monitor you for side effects during your therapy.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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