Ribavirin

What is Ribavirin?

Ribavirin is an antiviral drug used in treatment of hepatitis. It is a nucleoside inhibitor. Ribavirin inhibits viral RNA synthesis. It is a guanosine analog used in treatment of hepatitis C.

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I have been taking 1600mg ribavirin since the end of Oct 2013 along with interferon and this therapy lasted 5 weeks. I became very ill and on Dec 1...

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Yes, this is an old question. Ribavirin is basically a chemotherapy drug that works on cancer. It lowers production of blood. Anaemia, low...

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Hello sir,i am pravish my mother has hep c she is on interfrn and ribavarin she cmpleted her 11 inj. But her HB level goes on decreasng and she...

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Interferon suppresses bone marrow production and Ribavirin results in dose dependent haemolytic anemia .This causes anemia which is one of...

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Hello, My husband is on the Hep C regime including the following: Telaprevir, Ribavirin and Interferon. He is also on other meds for BP, Diabetis...

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I have been taking 1600mg ribavirin since the end of Oct 2013 along with interferon and this therapy lasted 5 weeks. I became very ill and on Dec 1...

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Hi Doctor, I have active HCV-2b contracted during my 20 year urban EMS career (no other high risk factors or behaviors). I was dx. 1/21/2000 & have...

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Hi...I finished a 6 month unsuccessful treatment of ribavirin, pegintron and victrelis 1 yr ago now. My anemic response was severe enough my doctor...

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I have tested positive for Hep C. Ten years ayygo I was treated with interferon and ribavirin for six months for Hep C (2B). My doctor told me I...

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My labs results indicate: Hepatitis B Surf Ab Quant = 857.3 And Hepatitis C Genotype = 1b Hepatitis C Quantitation = 283000 HCV log 10 = 5.452...

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I was successfully treated for Hep C. Can I continue to drink?

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