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Ribahep Capsule

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ribahep Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ribahep Capsule

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ribahep Capsule

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.

Ribahep Capsule side effects


Side Effects of Ribahep are Injection site pain, Stomach pain.

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. Ribahep Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ribahep Capsule works

Ribahep 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.

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 Capsule. 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 Capsule 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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Ribahep Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Ribahep Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Ribahep Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ribahep Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ribahep Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ribahep Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ribahep Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Ribahep Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ribahep Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Ribahep 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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Frequently asked questions about Ribahep Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ribavirin

Q. How does Ribahep work?
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
Q. What are the severe side effects of Ribahep?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ribahep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ribahep with Entecavir
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Ribahep with Pseudoephedrine
Medicines with composition Pseudoephedrine: Sucor
Ribahep with Abacavir
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Ribahep with Lamivudine
Ribahep with Tenofovir
Ribahep with Oxymetazoline
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Cinus, Zoamet, Rhinojet, Xynolube, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze, Dehale-OM, Oxyinoz
Ribahep with Stavudine
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Ribahep with Zidovudine
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Ribahep with Adefovir
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Ribahep with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Ribahep with Naphazoline
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline
Ribahep with Didanosine
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Ribahep with Phenylephrine
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec

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