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What should I know before taking daclatasvir and sofosbuvir?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Your doctor will need to do blood tests before starting treatment.

If you are planning to become pregnant, possibly are pregnant or are pregnant currently, daclatasvir and sofosbuvir may not be a good option for you. It is not known if they are safe for pregnant women.

It is not known if daclatasvir or sofosbuvir is safe or effective for people under 18 years of age.

If you are breastfeeding, you should not take daclatasvir and sofosbuvir.

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