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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions about
Q: If I have questions about my therapy, where is the best place to go for answers?
A: The first and best source of information is your healthcare provider, but you can also visit the About Daklinza or Starting Treatment pages for some general information. For additional information, please refer to the US Full Prescribing Information including, "What is the most important information I should know about Daklinza?" in the Patient Information section.
Q: Will Daklinza plus sofosbuvir (with or without ribavirin) affect other medicines I take?
A: There are other medications that should not be taken with Daklinza plus sofosbuvir (with or without ribavirin). This may affect the way Daklinza or your other medicines work, or may cause side effects. You should also read the Patient Information for sofosbuvir, and when taking Daklinza plus sofosbuvir with ribavirin, you should also read the Medication Guide for ribavirin. Be sure and tell your healthcare provider about all the other medications you are taking, including vitamins, herbal supplements, and over-the-counter medicines. Your healthcare provider will decide what’s right for you.1
Q: Can I take Daklinza if I take HIV medicines?
A: The first and best source of information is your healthcare provider. Daklinza has been studied with most common HIV medications, and there was no need to change or stop those medications when taken with Daklinza plus sofosbuvir. Your healthcare provider may change the dose of Daklinza you take if you are also taking HIV medications.1
Q: Can I take Daklinza if I take medicines to prevent liver transplant rejection?
A: The first and best source of information is your healthcare provider. Daklinza has been studied with cyclosporine and tacrolimus, two commonly prescribed post-transplant medicines.1
Q: What side effects are there to these medications?
A: The most common side effects of Daklinza plus sofosbuvir are headache and tiredness.
The most common side effects of Daklinza plus sofosbuvir and ribavirin are headache, low red blood cell count, tiredness, and nausea.1
Q: What kind of support or financial assistance programs are there? Will my insurance cover it?
A: We offer a patient assistance and support program for eligible patients. Please see the Support and Financial Help section of this site for more details on how to enroll.