Ropegus 200mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Ropegus 200mg 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 200mg 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 should be taken with food. 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, muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, 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.

Uses of Ropegus Tablet

  • Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Benefits of Ropegus Tablet

In Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Ropegus 200mg Tablet works by preventing the HCV virus from multiplying in your body. It helps control the infection and makes the immune system work better. This lowers your chances of getting complications and improves your quality of life. This medicine is always taken in combination with other antiretroviral medicines. It is not a cure and should neither be used to prevent HCV infection. It is important that you take this medicine as prescribed, following the dosage recommended by your doctor. Taking all doses in the right amount at the right times greatly increases the effectiveness of the medicine.

Side effects of Ropegus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ropegus

  • 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 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ropegus Tablet works

Ropegus 200mg 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ropegus 200mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Ropegus 200mg 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ropegus 200mg 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 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ropegus 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ropegus 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ropegus 200mg 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 200mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ropegus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ropegus 200mg 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.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Antiviral (Non-HIV) drugs

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): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Entehep
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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How to treatment of HEPATITIS C VIRUS
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.-52-ds-tablet-otc135545One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsUse this medicine along with your treatment
I am affected from hepatitis c virus diagnosed with confirmed genotype. Meanwhile i am pregnant will hepatitis virus pass on my baby. Or i should abort
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Your reports are of february with no ongoin liver damage. You havnt got the quantitative analysis. Most probably you wont need to abort. But be in constant follow up of good gastroenterologist near you.
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FAQs

Q. How does Ropegus 200mg Tablet work?

Ropegus 200mg Tablet 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 200mg Tablet?

Ropegus 200mg Tablet 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.

Q. Can pregnant women take Ropegus 200mg Tablet?

No. Pregnant women should never take Ropegus 200mg Tablet. Studies have shown that Ropegus 200mg Tablet may cause birth defects, miscarriage, and stillbirth, if given during pregnancy. Women should have a negative pregnancy test prior to therapy and must use effective contraception methods. Women who are already taking Ropegus 200mg Tablet are advised to undergo periodic pregnancy tests.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ropegus 200mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Ropegus 200mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ropegus 200mg Tablet safe?

Ropegus 200mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How should I store Ropegus 200mg Tablet?

Ropegus 200mg Tablet should be stored at a temperature between 25 to 30 degrees Celsius, away from the reach of children. It should be kept away from direct sunlight and should not be freezed either.

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Country of origin: India

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