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Ki Ribazole 600mg Tablet
Ki Ribazole 600mg Tablet (Ribaviri ) is a synthetic nucleoside analogue (purine analogue) with antiviral activity. The chemical name of ribavirin is 1-ß-D-ribofuranosyl-1H-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide. Its molecular formula is C8H12N4O5
Before taking ribavirin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: blood disorders (e.g., sickle cell anemia, low hemoglobin, thalassemia), kidney disease, other liver problems (e.g., autoimmune hepatitis), heart disease, high blood pressure, breathing problems, pancreas problems
Ribavirin is used in combination with other antiviral medications (such as interferon, sofosbuvir) to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver. Chronic hepatitis C infection can cause serious liver problems such as scarring (cirrhosis), or liver cancer. Ribavirin works by reducing the amount of hepatitis C virus in your body, which may help your liver recover.
Nausea, diarrhea, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, blurred vision, trouble sleeping, cough, low appetite, weight loss or gain, dry skin, or changes in taste/hearing may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
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No cases of overdose with ribavirin have been reported. Hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia have been observed in persons administered greater than the recommended dosages of ribavirin. In most of these cases, ribavirin was administered intravenously at dosage up to and in some cases exceeding four times the recommended maximum oral daily dose.