Ribavin 200 Capsule

Ribavin 200 Capsule

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Introduction

Ribavin 200 Capsule 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.

Ribavin 200 Capsule 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 Ribavin Capsule

  • Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Side effects of Ribavin Capsule

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 Ribavin

  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever

How to use Ribavin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ribavin 200 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ribavin Capsule works

Ribavin 200 Capsule 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 Ribavin 200 Capsule. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Ribavin 200 Capsule 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.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ribavin 200 Capsule 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
Ribavin 200 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Ribavin 200 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ribavin 200 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ribavin 200 Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ribavin 200 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ribavin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Ribavin 200 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.