• Medicine- Ribasure
  • API- Ribavirin
  • Packaging- 140 capsules
  • Strength- 200mg  
  • Manufactured by- Aprazer Healthcare Pvt Ltd
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Ribavirin Capsule, a nucleoside analogue, is used with interferon alfa-2b (pegylated and nonpegylated) to treat Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) in patients aged 3 years or older with compensated liver disease.

Dosage and Side Effects

  • Dosing is based on body weight. Adjustments may be needed for certain reactions or renal issues.

  • Available in Ribavirin Capsules 200 mg and Oral Solution (40 mg per mL).

Common side effects in adults include injection site reactions, fatigue, headache, fevers, nausea, myalgia, and anxiety. Pediatric patients may experience pyrexia, headache, neutropenia, fatigue, anorexia, and injection site erythema.

Warning and Precautions

  • Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Strictly avoid pregnancy during treatment and use effective contraception.

  • Monitor for potential issues like anemia, pancreatitis, lung problems, eye disorders, blood count abnormalities, and dental problems during therapy.


What is Ribavirin?

Ribavirin capsule is a nucleoside analogue used in combination with other medications to treat Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) in patients aged 3 years or older with compensated liver disease.

How is Ribavirin administered?

Ribavirin capsule is typically prescribed in combination with interferon alfa-2b (pegylated and nonpegylated). Dosage adjustments are often based on the patient’s body weight. It’s available in capsule form (200 mg) and as an oral solution (40 mg per mL).

What are the common side effects of Ribavirin?

Common side effects in adults may include injection site reactions, fatigue, headaches, fevers, nausea, muscle pain, and anxiety. Pediatric patients might experience symptoms like fever, headache, reduced white blood cells, fatigue, decreased appetite, and redness at the injection site.

What precautions should be taken while using Ribavirin?

Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Avoiding pregnancy during treatment and ensuring effective contraception is crucial due to the risk of harm to the fetus.

Monitoring: Regular monitoring for potential complications such as anemia, pancreatitis, lung issues, eye disorders, abnormal blood counts, and dental problems is recommended during Ribavirin capsule therapy.