Ribahep Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Ribavirin (200 mg)

Ribahep Information

Ribahep, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule. Hepatitis C are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Ribahep have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Ribahep depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Ribahep have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Ribahep normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Ribahep's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Moderate while nursing. In addition, Ribahep's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Ribahep related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Anemia must refrain from the use of Ribahep since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Ribahep contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Ribahep with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ribahep is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Ribahep Benefits & Uses

Ribahep is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Ribahep Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Hepatitis C
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Hepatitis C
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Hepatitis C
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Hepatitis C
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Above 5 years old can take

Ribahep Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ribahep safe for pregnant women?


    Ribahep shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Ribahep safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Ribahep. Immediately discontinue Ribahep if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Ribahep on the Kidneys?


    Ribahep has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ribahep on the Liver?


    Ribahep has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ribahep on the Heart?


    Ribahep is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Ribahep with Other Drugs

Ribahep should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe



Ribahep Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ribahep unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Ribahep

  • Is this Ribahep habit forming or addictive?


    Ribahep does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ribahep. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Ribahep only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Ribahep cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Ribahep Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ribahep


    Taking Ribahep with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ribahep


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Ribahep with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 804

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Copegus® (ribavirin)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Rebetol® (ribavirin)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Ibavyr® (ribavirin)



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