Ribavarin

Active Ingredient(s): Ribavirin
FDA Approved: * September 17, 2009
Pharm Company: * AUROBINDO PHARMA
Category: Antiviral

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



Ribavarin Overview

Ribavirin, also known as tribavirin, is an antiviral medication used to treat RSV infection, hepatitis C, and viral hemorrhagic fever.[1] For hepatitis C, it is used in combination with other medications such as simeprevir, sofosbuvir, peginterferon alfa-2b or peginterferon alfa-2a.[1] Among the viral hemorrhagic fevers it is used for Lassa fever, Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever, and Hantavirus infection but not Ebola or Marburg. Ribavirin is taken by mou...

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Ribavirin reaction

I took peginterferon shots once a week with 6 ribavirin tablets a day. I had skin reactions and scatched all the hair off my body in my sleep from my neck down. I may soon go back on the treatment since they have a second shot (don't know name) and they think I may have a chance. Is there anything to counter the ribavirin reaction and rash? ## Have you discussed it with your doctor? You may be able to use an antihistamine to help prevent it from happening, again, but only your doctor can help you decide if it's safe for you to use one. ## I did the 48 week course of Interferon & Ribavirin. At the end of it my Hep 'C' was gone; six months later it was back. I too am about to start the same course again but with an added new drug, one of a possible two. They're sti...

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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.

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