Rosuvastatin (=< 5 mg)/Sofosbuvir-Velpatasvir-Voxilaprevir Interactions

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Medical warning:

Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Your hepatitis C medicine may increase the amount of rosuvastatin your body absorbs.

What might happen:

The amount of rosuvastatin in your blood may increase and cause harmful effects.

What you should do about this interaction:

Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together.Let your doctor know right away if you have any unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, weakness, or dark, cola-colored urine. You may need to be closely monitored or have your cholesterol medicine changed or discontinued.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

  • 1.Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) US prescribing information. Gilead Sciences, Inc. September, 2019.
  • 2.This information is based on or an extract from the UW Metabolism and Transport Drug Interaction Database (DIDB) Platform, Copyright University of Washington 1999-2019..

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