Ribavin 200mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:17 am

Ribavin 200mg Capsule

Uses of Ribavin 200mg Capsule

Ribavin 200mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Chronic Hepatitis C

Side effects of Ribavin 200mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Ribavin 200mg Capsule are – Fatigue, Anxiety, Depression, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Agitation, Rigors, Irritability, Nervousness, Fever, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Weight Loss, Abdominal Pain, Flushing, Alopecia, Pruritus, Rash, Dry Skin, Diaphoresis, Injection-Site Reaction

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Ribavin 200mg Capsule

Do not use Ribavin 200mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Ribavirin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Ribavin 200mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Ribavin 200mg Capsule works

Ribavin 200mg Capsule contains – Ribavirin

Ribavirin inhibits viral activity by an unknown mechanism, possibly by inhibiting RNA and DNA synthesis by depleting intracellular nucleotide pools.

Dosage of Ribavin 200mg Capsule

The dosage of Ribavin 200mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Ribavin 200mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Ribavin 200mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.