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      COVIHOPE 200MG 34S TAB

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      MRP 1316.48

      MRP 1645.60

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      COVIHOPE 200MG 34S TAB

      Covihope 200mg 34S Tab

      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Covihope 200mg 34S Tab contains favipiravir which is a drug with a mechanism of action different from that of the existing influenza antiviral drugs and effective against all types and sub-types of human influenza A, B and C viruses in vitro, showing anti-viral activity against various influenza virus strains including avian and swine viruses. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab is Favipiravir 200 MG.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Favipiravir stops the replication of the virus. It acts as a deterrent to the six steps of viral replication which are attachment, penetration, uncoating, replication, assembly, and release. It is during the stage of attachment and penetration that the virus attaches itself to a host cell and injects its genetic material into it. Favipiravir effectively stops this process.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Covihope 200mg 34S Tab

      • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Covihope 200mg 34S Tab or any of its components
      • Allergy to any other drugs
      • Liver disease
      • Kidney ailments
      • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have

      Caution:

      It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking Covihope 200mg 34S Tab tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are

      • Pregnant or breastfeeding
      Side and Adverse Effects

      This medication is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

      • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Covihope 200mg 34S Tab
      • Diarrhea
      • Increase in uric acid levels
      • Altered blood cell count
      How to Use

      The recommended dose is one capsule daily with a meal or as advised by your doctor. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.

      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.

      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.

      Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

      Covihope 200mg 34S Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Severe dizziness
      • Trouble breathing
      • Sore throat
      • Fever
      • Irregular heartbeat
      • Nausea
      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Covihope 200mg 34S Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? Covihope 200mg 34S Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby Covihope 200mg 34S Tab is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing Covihope 200mg 34S Tab.

      Lactation:

      safe to use in breastfeeding women? Covihope 200mg 34S Tab may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether Covihope 200mg 34S Tab may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

      Alcohol:

      is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Covihope 200mg 34S Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using Covihope 200mg 34S Tab

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. Covihope 200mg 34S Tab can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Covihope 200mg 34S Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

      Precautions
      • Keep Covihope 200mg 34S Tab out of reach of small children.
      • Keep Covihope 200mg 34S Tab in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store Covihope 200mg 34S Tab at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      Therapeutic Classification

      Antivirals


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the use of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      Covihope 200mg 34S Tab contains favipiravir which is a drug with a mechanism of action different from that of the existing influenza antiviral drugs and effective against all types and sub-types of human influenza A, B and C viruses in vitro, showing anti-viral activity against various influenza virus strains including avian and swine viruses.

      Can we take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab daily?

      Use Covihope 200mg 34S Tab exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use Covihope 200mg 34S Tab    in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

      How many Covihope 200mg 34S Tab can be taken in a day?

      Covihope 200mg 34S Tab is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

      What are the side effects of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Covihope 200mg 34S Tab ,  Diarrhea, Increase in uric acid levels, Altered blood cell count.

      Does Covihope 200mg 34S Tab make you sleepy?

      No. This tablet does not make you drowsy.

      When should I take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab ?

      At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

      Is Covihope 200mg 34S Tab harmful for health?

      No. This tab is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Can we take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

      The recommended dose is one capsule daily with a meal or as advised by your doctor.

      What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Covihope 200mg 34S Tab ?

      Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to Covihope 200mg 34S Tab   or any of its components, Allergy to any other drugs, Liver disease, Kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

      Can I give Covihope 200mg 34S Tab to a child?

      Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

      How long does the effect of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab last?

      It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

      Can I take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab during pregnancy?

      No. Please consult your doctor.

      At what time can I take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

      Can I take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

      No. Prescription Required.

      Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Covihope 200mg 34S Tab ?

      Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

      How to store Covihope 200mg 34S Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

      Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

      If I have trouble swallowing Covihope 200mg 34S Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      For how long should I take Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      By when should I start seeing results of Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      Usually in about a week. However, the amount of time taken by Covihope 200mg 34S Tab to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

      What are the alternate medicines to the Covihope 200mg 34S Tab?

      Fabiflu 200mg

       

      Seller Information
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      MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      khasra no-21,22,66,67&68-aho-yangtam,namchepung,po-ranipool,sikkim-737135 office-macleods pharmaceuticals ltd atlanta arcade,marol church road,andheri (east),mumbai - 400059, india.

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      MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      khasra no-21,22,66,67&68-aho-yangtam,namchepung,po-ranipool,sikkim-737135 office-macleods pharmaceuticals ltd atlanta arcade,marol church road,andheri (east),mumbai - 400059, india.

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