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Ribavin 200mg Capsule

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Composition for Ribavin 200mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Ribavin 200mg Capsule

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
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MRP
312.5
₹78.12/Capsule
4 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ribavin Capsule

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Uses of Ribavin Capsule

Ribavin 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is used in combination with interferon.
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Ribavin Capsule side effects

Common

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

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How to use Ribavin 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. Ribavin 200mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ribavin Capsule works

Ribavin 200mg Capsule is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Ribavin Capsule

Expert advice for Ribavin 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 Ribavin. 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 Ribavin 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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Ribavin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Ribavin Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ribavin 200mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ribavin 200mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ribavin 200mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ribavin 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ribavin 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ribavin 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ribavin 200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ribavin Capsule?uses

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

Frequently asked questions about Ribavirin

Ribavin 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
Ribavin 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 Ribavin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Ribavin with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Ribavin with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Ribavin with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Ribavin with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Ribavin with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Ribavin with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Ribavin with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Salin P, Phrintec
Ribavin with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Ribavin with Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Ribavin with Tenofovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Ribavin with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Ribavin with Xylometazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Naso Wikoryl
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