Sunvepra is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) asunaprevir. On this page you will find out more about Sunvepra, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: asunaprevir
Information for medicine and pack size:
Sunvepra 100 mg soft capsule, 56
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
SUNVEPRA (asunaprevir) is indicated in combination with other medicinal products for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adults with compensated liver disease (including cirrhosis) [see CLINICAL TRIALS and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Opaque, white to pale yellow, oval, soft gelatin capsule imprinted with BMS in black on one line and 711 in black on second line, filled with clear solution|
|Dosage Form||Capsule, soft|
|Route of administration||Oral|
14 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
56 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store in Original Container,Protect from Light|
|Life time||30 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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