|Minimum Order Quantity||3 Bottle|
|Composition||RIBAVIRIN 200 MG|
|Manufactured By||MEDIVAC INTERNATIONAL|
|Packaging Size||140 capsules|
What is ribavirin
Ribavirin is an antiviral medication.
Ribavirin must be used together with an interferon alfa product (such as Pegasys, PegIntron, Sylatron, or Intron A) to treat chronic hepatitis C.
Ribavirin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ribavirin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Ribavirin can cause anemia. In rare cases, this can lead to fatal heart problems. Get emergency medical attention if you have chest pain.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
problems with your vision;
severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
stabbing chest pain, wheezing, feeling short of breath;
severe depression, thoughts about suicide, or thoughts about hurting someone else;
signs of serious anemia–pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, confusion or weakness; or
other signs of low blood cell counts–fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, swollen gums, mouth sores, skin sores, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, feeling light-headed.
Common side effects may include:
nausea, flu-like symptoms, tiredness;
fever, chills or shaking;
mood changes, feeling irritable;
muscle pain; or
stomach pain, vomiting, loss of appetite.
What should I avoid while taking ribavirin?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of liver damage.
Using ribavirin will not prevent you from passing hepatitis to other people. Follow your doctor’s instructions about how to prevent passing the disease to another person.