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RINHIB 200MG TABLET

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Composition for RINHIB

Ribavirin(200mg)

food interaction for RINHIB

alcohol interaction for RINHIB

pregnancy interaction for RINHIB

lactation interaction for RINHIB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Rinhib 200mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rinhib 200mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Rinhib 200mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for RINHIB

Ribavirin(200mg)

Uses

Rinhib 200mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C .

How it works

Rinhib 200mg tablet is an antiviral that belongs to a class of medications called nucleoside analogues. It inhibits an enzyme RNA polymerase which is essential for viral replication and thus decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body thereby resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function.

Common side effects

Nausea, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Pain during periods, Hair loss, Heartburn, Impaired concentration, Irregular menstrual cycle, Loss of appetite, Mood changes, Muscle pain, Bone pain, Sleep disorder, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Weight loss

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Expert advice for RINHIB

  • This drug should be used only in combination with pegylated alfa interferon.
  • Take precautions as ribavirin may cause low red cell count (anaemia) that can worsen any heart problems you have and can cause you to have a heart attack that can be life-threatening.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as ribavirin may make you drowsy, dizzy, or confused. 
  • Do consult your doctor if you have liver problems other than HCV (e.g. cirrhosis or have had a liver transplant), HIV infection, kidney problems or depression.
  • Take necessary precautions as ribavirin does not prevent the spread of infection to other people through sexual contact, sharing needles, or contact with blood.
  • Drink extra fluids to stay hydrated during treatment with ribavirin.

Frequently asked questions for RINHIB

Ribavirin

Q.How does ribavirin work?
Ribavirin 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 ribavirin?
Ribavirin 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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Content on this page was last updated on 19 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)