Mavyret is more commonly known by patients with its generic name of Glecaprevir-Pibrentasvir. There are two generic names because it is a combination of the two components. The medicine is used for the treatment of a chronic type of hepatitis C. This is a viral liver infection. The two active ingredients work hand in hand by reducing the quantity of the virus in the body. This, in turn, can help the body to boost the immunity thereby can be able to fight infection which can assist the liver to better recover. Take into account that having hepatitis C (chronic) can lead to liver cancer or cirrhosis. Both of which are serious problems of the liver.

Even though the medicine can greatly help with liver diseases, it is not known if the treatment can also prevent the disease to be communicable. It is highly suggested not to share needles and always practice safe sex. This can ensure that the virus will not be passed on to another person.


The medicine is taken orally normally with food or exactly how the doctor advised you. It is usually prescribed for use once a day. It is best to take it at the same time every day.

As per the duration of treatment, it will be based on your medical condition as well as the other treatment or medicine you were using prior to the intake of Mavyret.

Side effects

The usual side effects may include nausea, headache or tiredness. If any of such gets worse, it is best to contact the doctor.

Serious allergic reaction while using the medicine may be rare. Yet, if there are symptoms of such as itching, rash, the difficulty of breathing, and dizziness, the doctor should be notified as soon as possible.


Allergies to the ingredients and pregnancy must be informed to the physician during the assessment. This can ensure that the medicine is appropriate for your use. If breastfeeding, the doctor must also be notified about it as well.


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  1. April 11, 2018

    It is really a great medicine and it used to the treatment of a chronic type of hepatitis C. By experts opinion that this medication is a combination of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir and is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. Glecaprevir and pibrentasvir work by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which helps your immune system fight the infection and may help your liver recover. Thanks and have a good day!

  2. April 16, 2018

    Mavret is taken once daily with food. Take 3 Mavret tablets at one time each day with food. Take exactly as your doctor tells you to take it. Do not change your dose. If you take too much of it, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away. Do not stop taking Mavyret without first talking with your healthcare provider. It is important that you do not miss or skip doses of Mavyret during treatment.

  3. May 31, 2018

    Before starting treatment with MAVYRET, your doctor will do blood tests to check for hepatitis B virus infection. If you have ever had hepatitis B virus infection, the hepatitis B virus could become active again during or after treatment of hepatitis C virus with the medicine. Hepatitis B virus becoming active again (called reactivation) may cause serious liver problems including liver failure and death. Your doctor will monitor you if you are at risk for hepatitis B virus reactivation during treatment and after you stop taking the medicine.

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