Copegus

Active Ingredient(s): Ribavirin
FDA Approved: * December 3, 2002
Pharm Company: * ROCHE
Category: Antiviral

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Copegus Overview

The most successful ribavirin derivative to date is the 3-carboxamidine derivative of the parent 3-carboxamide, first reported in 1973 by J. T. Witkowski et al.,[43] and now called taribavirin (former names "viramidine" and "ribamidine"). This drug shows a similar spectrum of antiviral activity to ribavirin, which is not surprising as it is now known to be a pro-drug for ribavirin. Taribavirin, however, has useful properties of less erythrocyte-trapping and better liver-target...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ribavirin
  • Capsule: 200mg
  • For Solution: 6gm/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 6g
  • Solution: 40mg/ml
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg, 500mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Copegus: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0004-0086 Copegus 200 mg Oral Tablet by Genentech, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Ribavirin or a similar ingredient: (10 results)




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