Generic Rebetol

Ribavirin

The essence of the drug
Ribavirin is an antiviral drug that is used to treat viral infections; including Hepatitis C. Note that ribavirin does not cure the common cold or the flu.

Regulations
Before taking medication, consultation with a physician will be able to warn you of possible adverse consequences. Tell your doctor about the presence of diseases such as:

  • cancer and diabetes of any degree;
  • circulatory system diseases (including the lack or excess of blood cells);
  • dependence on drugs (narcotics);
  • diseases of internal organs (heart, liver, kidney);
  • cases of psychiatric disorders (depression etc.);
  • problems with the lungs and respiratory tract;
  • trying to get pregnant;
  • lactation;
  • any kind of allergy to the drug or substance party, including nutritional supplements.

Application rules
Tablets should be adopted with enough water. Possible to use during a meal, it is also important to observe the intervals between the applications of the preparation, they have to be uniform. Watch out for the lack of an overdose. Keep track of prescriptions drugs reception; do not stop taking the drug without a doctor’s prescription. If necessary for a child to take the medication, you should consult your pediatrician. You may need professional supervision. Strict control of drug overdose: in case of suspected overdose, seek for immediate emergency medical help. It is important not to take the medication with other ones, as they might be incompatible.

Violation of the drug receiving mode
Consequences will not appear, if you take the drug just after the appointed time on the same day. If you missed the time for more than a day, you should consult with your doctor. Refrain from taking a double dose.

Related products

  • Didanosine;
  • Lamivudine;
  • Abacavir;
  • Emtricitabin;
  • Zidovudin;
  • Stavudine;
  • Zalcitabine.

The doctor may add other medicines to the existing list. It is recommended to identify fully all the medications that you take regularly or occasionally to get a complete professional advice. Please indicate also in addition to medical drugs: alcohol, tobacco or else. This will help to avoid unintended consequences.

Control of reception of tablets
Do not miss any scheduled visits to your doctor while taking the pills. You may need to conduct several tests to monitor the state of the organism. Note if you do not feel comprehensive improvement or deterioration. Be sure to note on the form to your doctor if you intend to become pregnant or are breast-feeding. Use of the drug can harm a child’s health. Discontinue use of the drug for at least six months before trying to become pregnant not to get unwanted effects for the child. It is recommended to use double junk pregnancy control system. Be sure to apply a pregnancy test before starting treatment. Discontinue use and consult your doctor at the first suspicion of pregnant state. Avoid the use of alcohol at any level of admission. Until such time when you learn the exact effect of the drug on your body, refrain from driving and sudden movements. Possible side effect: dry mouth. In this case, take excessive drinking. In the case of excessively unpleasant side effects, contact your doctor. Regularly inspect the mouth to control the condition of the teeth and gums. Rinse your mouth in case of nausea and vomiting.

Side effects
Even with correct reception and sticking to rules for non-compliance, can appear side effects:

  • allergy in different forms (rash, itch, excessive sweating);
  • stomach pain;
  • diarrhea (unusual color selections);
  • difficulty in breathing;
  • vision problems;
  • chest pain;
  • unusual color of urine;
  • reduction of psychological comfort;
  • dry mouth;
  • soreness in the body;
  • menstrual disorders;
  • nausea and appetite problems;
  • changes in skin color (yellow);
  • fatigue.

The list of effects can be replenished and it may be not excessive. These effects do not require the intervention of a doctor, if they do not last too long and do not too painful:

  • cough;
  • hearing impairment;
  • hunger and thirst;
  • itching;
  • increased urine output.

Storage conditions
Keep away from children. Operating temperature: 15 to 30 degrees Celsius (59-86 F, respectively). It is necessary to monitor the state of pills after at the expiration date; expired drug use is prohibited.

Package Price Per pill Savings Order
200mg x 12 tablet $119.95 $10.00
200mg x 20 tablet $189.95 $9.50 $9.97
200mg x 32 tablet $299.95 $9.37 $19.92
200mg x 40 tablet $339.95 $8.50 $59.88
200mg x 52 tablet $409.95 $7.88 $109.83