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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