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Rebetol 200mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Rebetol 200mg Capsule is an antiviral medicine that is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells and clears up the infection.

Rebetol 200mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It should be taken with food. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Some side effects of this medicine include headache, muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, and fever. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Rebetol Capsule

Common
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever

How to use Rebetol Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rebetol 200mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Rebetol Capsule works

Rebetol 200mg Capsule is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rebetol 200mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Rebetol 200mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rebetol 200mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Rebetol 200mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rebetol 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rebetol 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rebetol 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rebetol 200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rebetol Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Rebetol 200mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rebetol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.-52-ds-tablet-otc135545One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsUse this medicine along with your treatment
I am affected from hepatitis c virus diagnosed with confirmed genotype. Meanwhile i am pregnant will hepatitis virus pass on my baby. Or i should abort
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Your reports are of february with no ongoin liver damage. You havnt got the quantitative analysis. Most probably you wont need to abort. But be in constant follow up of good gastroenterologist near you.
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FAQs

Q. How does Rebetol work?

Rebetol belongs to a class of antiviral medications called nucleoside analogues. It decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body by blocking its growth, resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function

Q. What are the severe side effects of Rebetol?

Rebetol may cause anemia that can worsen any heart problems and can cause a heart attack that can be life-threatening. Call your doctor immediately in case you experience excessive tiredness, pale skin, headache, dizziness, confusion, fast heartbeat, weakness, shortness of breath, or chest pain.

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