You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease (other than hepatitis C), such as hepatitis B or cirrhosis
- Had a liver transplant
- Kidney disease
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or have a female partner who is pregnant (see Sovaldi and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Sovaldi and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Sovaldi Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
At this time, it is not entirely clear what to expect with an overdose. If you take too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Sovaldi Overdose for more information.)
This medication should be stored at room temperature, protected from heat, light, and moisture. Your pharmacist should dispense (and you should store) this medication in the original manufacturer's bottle.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
If you do not take your Sovaldi as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. However, do not take more than one tablet per day (this may mean skipping a dose, if you do not notice a missed dose until the next day).