Ribahep Capsule

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ribahep NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
750
₹75.0/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Ribahep

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Ribahep Capsule

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Uses of Ribahep Capsule

Ribahep Capsule is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
It is used in combination with interferon.
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Side effects of Ribahep Capsule

Common

Headache, Nausea, Loss of appetite, Impaired concentration, Abdominal pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dizziness, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Ribahep Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Ribahep Capsule with food.

How Ribahep Capsule works

Ribahep capsule is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Ribahep Capsule

Expert advice for Ribahep Capsule

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Ribahep. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Ribahep for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ribahep Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ribahep Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Ribahep Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Ribahep Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ribahep Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Valten 300mg Tablet, Telbihep 600mg Tablet, Zilion 300mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ribavirin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ribahep NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ribavirin

Ribahep 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
Ribahep 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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