Ribavin 200 Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ribavirin (200 mg)

Ribavin 200 Capsule Information

Ribavin 200 Capsule is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Hepatitis C. Secondary and off-label uses of Ribavin 200 Capsule have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Ribavin 200 Capsule depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Ribavin 200 Capsule have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Ribavin 200 Capsule 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.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Ribavin 200 Capsule is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Ribavin 200 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Ribavin 200 Capsule is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Anemia are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Ribavin 200 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Ribavin 200 Capsule have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Ribavin 200 Capsule is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Ribavin 200 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Ribavin 200 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ribavin 200 Capsule 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

Ribavin 200 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ribavin 200 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Ribavin 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 Ribavin 200 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Ribavin can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Ribavin 200 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Ribavin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ribavin 200 Capsule on the Liver?


    Ribavin has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ribavin 200 Capsule on the Heart?


    Ribavin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Ribavin 200 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ribavin 200 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Ribavin 200 Capsule

  • Is this Ribavin 200 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    Ribavin 200 Capsule does not cause addiction.

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


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Ribavin 200 Capsule can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Ribavin 200 Capsule is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    Ribavin 200 Capsule is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Ribavin 200 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ribavin 200 Capsule


    Some foods when eaten with Ribavin 200 Capsule can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ribavin 200 Capsule


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ribavin 200 Capsule and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    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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