This medication is used in combination with other medicines to treat hepatitis C, an abnormal condition of liver. It can lead to liver scarring and cancer and ultimately death.
This medicine is used in treating hepatitis C patients and viral infections of the respiratory tract.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have cardiac disease, kidney disease, liver disease,
What are the uses of Ribavirin?
How to store Ribavirin?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.
What are the precautions for taking Ribavirin?
• May cause dizziness therefore avoid work requiring alertness such as driving immediately after use • Blurred vision
Does Ribavirin have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?
This medicine must not be used during pregnancy as it has harmful effects. It is not known if this medicine passes into breast-milk but use should be avoided due to potential harm to nursing infant.