BOCEPREVIR is an Over-the-counter (OTC) drug.
Boceprevir is an antiviral used in combination with peginterferon and ribavirin to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. Boceprevir is a protease inhibitor. It works by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which may help your liver recover. Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver problems such as scarring (cirrhosis), or liver cancer. Boceprevir is a antiviral is used to treat hepatitis c


BOCEPREVIR is generally used to treat: Hepatitis C

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

BOCEPREVIR is generally taken After Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


It is important that you do not miss or skip a dose of boceprevir during treatment. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take boceprevir if you are pregnant. If you are taking St.john’s wort.  Do not take St. John’s wort with boceprevir. This medicine may not work as well.  Caution should be exercised in patients with history of HIV/AIDS, liver or kidney impairment, Hepatitis B, cirrhosis, organ transplantation, anemia, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Symptoms of Overdosage

BOCEPREVIR over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

BOCEPREVIR : Decreased Appetite, Loose Motion, Vomit, Dizziness, Hair Loss, Restless Or Irritability, Nausea, Arms Joint Pain, Difficulty Sleeping, Chills, Cough, Throat Soreness

Serious Side-Effects

BOCEPREVIR : Fatigue (tiredness), Nausea, Head Headache, Dizziness, Fainting

Rare Side-Effects

BOCEPREVIR : Skin Rash, Difficulty Breathing, Body Itching, Dizziness

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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