ribavirin (oral) (rye ba VYE rin)
In combination with the interferon drugs Intron A or PEG-Intron, Rebetol is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C. Rebetol is always used with one of the other drugs. By itself, it is ineffective against hepatitis C. Generic Rebetol (RIBAVIRIN) is a nucleoside analog antiviral medicine that is used in combination with interferon to treat chronic hepatitis C infection.
Uses of Rebetol
Side Effects of Rebetol
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor immediately. Only your doctor can determine whether it is safe for you to continue taking Rebetol. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Rebetol:
Drug Interaction :- If Rebetol is taken with other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Check with your doctor before combining Rebetol with other medications.
No adverse effects of Rebetol overdose have been reported. Nevertheless, any medication taken in excess may have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Rebetol, seek medical attention immediately.
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