Mavyret is a medication used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. Mavyret is effective at treating all genotypes of hepatitis C. Most people (98%) with hepatitis C are cured with Mavyret in 8 weeks. Mavyret is taken as 3 tablets once a day with food for 8 weeks. It is important that you remember to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Who should not take Mavyret?
Do not take Mavyret if you have hepatic impairment, hepatitis B, or are currently taking atazanavir or rifampin.
What are the most common side effects?
The most common side effects are fatigue, headache, and nausea.
How much would this medication cost?
Mavyret offers a savings card that can help you pay as little as $5 per prescription if you have a commercial (non-government funded) plan. You can find the savings card here.
Is there support offered throughout my hepatitis C treatment with Mavyret?
Yes! As a specialty pharmacy, we support you through your treatment throughout the entire process. We check in throughout your treatment to ensure that you are comfortable. If you feel that you may have an issue remembering to take your medication as prescribed, we can provide reminder calls. We, along with your doctors, are here to resolve any issues with your treatment. We are also here if you just need to talk about your experience.
Additionally, Mavyret’s manufacturer, AbbVie, offers a unique free program to help! As long as you have a prescription for Mavyret, AbbVie offers Nurse Ambassadors. They are also there to check in with you throughout your treatment as much (or not as much) as you need. If you have a prescription for Mavyret and are interested in this program, click here to learn more and sign up.
Is Mavyret right for me?
Talk to your doctor to find out if Mavyret is a good option for you to treat your hepatitis C.
If you have any additional questions, feel free to give us a call or send us an email here: Contact Us. We will get back to you shortly.
PharmD Candidate 2021
Temple University School of Pharmacy