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Ropegus 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Ropegus Tablet

Ropegus 100 mg Tablet 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.

Ropegus 100 mg Tablet 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 may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. 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, weakness, muscle pain 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.

Ropegus Tablet side effects

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

How to use Ropegus Tablet

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. Ropegus 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ropegus Tablet works

Ropegus 100 mg Tablet 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.

Ropegus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ropegus 100 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Ropegus 100 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ropegus 100 mg Tablet 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
Ropegus 100 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ropegus 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ropegus 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ropegus 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ropegus 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ropegus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ropegus 100 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ropegus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Vipteno, Hepdoze
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Brand(s): Paripher
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Brand(s): Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin
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Brand(s): Cinus, Adroyd
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Brand(s): Sucor
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Brand(s): Heptavir
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Brand(s): Tenvir AF
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Brand(s): Zidohope, Zivudin
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How does Ropegus work?

Ropegus 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 Ropegus?

Ropegus 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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