Treating chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in certain patients. It must be used with ribavirin or in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. Sovaldi is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor. It reduces the amount of HCV in the body by preventing the spread of the HCV within the body.
Sovaldi, when in combination with other medications, is used to treat hepatitis C. Sovaldi works by reducing the hepatitis C virus throughout your body which may then help your liver recover. If the hepatitis C infection lingers too long in the body, a person could develop cirrhosis and liver cancer.