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    Ribavirin

    Information about Ribavirin

    Ribavirin uses

    Ribavirin is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is used in combination with interferon.

    How ribavirin works

    Ribavirin 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.

    Common side effects of ribavirin

    Injection site pain, Stomach pain
    Content Details
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    Written By
    Dr. Sakshi Sharma
    BDS
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    Reviewed By
    Dr. Ashish Ranjan
    MBBS, Clinical Elective, MD (Clinical Pharmacology), MBA (General management)
    Last updated on:
    08 Feb 2019 | 02:18 PM (IST)
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    Frequently asked questions for Ribavirin

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 February, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)