Ribahep Capsule 10'S

Viral infections Rx required
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10 Capsule(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.750.00

What is RIBAHEP?

  • RIBAHEP contains Ribavirin which belongs to a group of medicine called antiviral drugs 
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What RIBAHEP is used for?

  • It is used to treat Hepatitis C (HCV) infection

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor if you:

  • are allergic to any other ingredients of this medicine
  • have or had any heart problems
  • have liver or kidney disease
  • have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • have ever had any other problems with your immune system
  • This medicine should not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Your doctor will give the right dose depends on your child’s age and body weight
  • Do not drive or operate any machines while taking this medicine since it may cause tiredness, sleepiness or confusion

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • azathioprine (used to suppresses your immune system)
  • anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), and/or combined anti-retroviral therapy (cart), didanosine (used to treat HIV)
  • alpha interferon
  • zidovudine, stavudine (used to treat viral infection)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow the medicine with a glass of water
  • Do not crush or chew the medicine

If you take more  RIBAHEP

  • If you take more of this medicine, talk to your doctor or go to your nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take RIBAHEP

  • If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it, however if it is nearly time for the next dose skip the missed dose
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you Stop taking RIBAHEP

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells to do so

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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Uncommon
Rare
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  • chest pain or persistent cough
  • changes in heart beats, fainting
  • confusion, depression, behavioural changes
  • feelings of numbness or tingling
  • trouble sleeping, thinking or concentrating
  • severe stomach pain, black or tar-like stools, blood in stool or urine, lower back or side pain, painful or difficult urination
  • severe bleeding from your nose
  • fever or chills  
  • problems with your eyesight or hearing
  • severe skin rash or redness
  • fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, decrease in neutrophils (that make you more susceptible to different infections)
  • dry mouth, pharyngitis (sore throat)
  • diarrhoea, dizziness, fever, flu-like symptoms, headache, nausea, shaking chills, virus infection, vomiting, weakness
  • loss of appetite, loss of weight
  • dry skin, irritation, hair loss, itching, muscle pain, muscle aches, pain in joints and muscles
  • decrease in blood clotting cells
  • excess of sugar or uric acid (as in gout) in the blood, low calcium level in the blood, severe anaemia
  • fungal or bacterial infections
  • low or high blood pressure, palpitations  
  • gastrointestinal problems
  • difficult, irregular, or no menstrual period, abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual periods, painful menstruation, disorder of ovary or vagina, breast pain, erectile problem,
  • abnormal hair texture, acne, arthritis, bruising, eczema (inflamed, red, itchy and dryness of the skin with possible oozing lesions)
  • psoriasis, puffy or swollen hands and ankles, sensitivity to sunlight, rash with raised spotted lesions, redness of skin or skin disorder, swollen face, swollen glands (swollen lymph nodes), tense muscles, tumour (unspecified), unsteady when walking
  • hallucinations
  • heart attack, panic attack
  • hypersensitivity reaction to the medication
  • inflammation of pancreas, pain in bone, diabetes mellitus
  • muscle weakness
  • chest discomfort, difficult breathing, lung infection, nasal discomfort, pneumonia, low blood pressure
  • enlarged liver
  • painful menstruation
  • itchy anal area (pinworms or ascarids), blistering rash (shingles), decreased sensitivity to touch, muscle twitching, pain in skin, paleness, peeling of skin, redness, swelling self-harm
  • angioedema   inflammatory disorder affecting the eyes, skin and the membranes of the ears, brain and spinal cord
  • bronchoconstriction and anaphylaxis
  • oral candidiasis (oral thrush)
  • seizure (convulsions)
  • rheumatoid arthritis, kidney problems
  • dark or bloody stools, intense abdominal pain
  • sarcoidosis (a disease characterised by persistent fever, weight loss, joint pain and swelling, skin lesions and swollen glands)
  • vasculitis
  • stroke (cerebrovascular events)
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of the children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25ºC
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