Ribavin Syrup

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ribavirin (50 mg/5ml)

Ribavin Syrup Information

Ribavin Syrup is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Syrup. It is typically used for the treatment of Hepatitis C. Secondary and off-label uses of Ribavin Syrup have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Ribavin Syrup depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Ribavin Syrup can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Ribavin Syrup normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Ribavin Syrup has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ribavin Syrup related warnings talks about Ribavin Syrup's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Anemia must refrain from the use of Ribavin Syrup since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Ribavin Syrup have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Ribavin Syrup may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Ribavin Syrup is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

Ribavin Syrup Benefits & Uses

Ribavin Syrup is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ribavin Syrup Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Hepatitis C
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Above 3 years old can take

Ribavin Syrup Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ribavin Syrup safe for pregnant women?

    Ribavin shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

  • Is the use of Ribavin Syrup safe during breastfeeding?

    Ribavin can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

  • What is the effect of Ribavin Syrup on the Kidneys?

    Ribavin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Ribavin Syrup on the Liver?

    Ribavin has very mild side effects on the liver.

  • What is the effect of Ribavin Syrup on the Heart?

    Ribavin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Ribavin Syrup Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ribavin Syrup unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Ribavin Syrup

  • Is this Ribavin Syrup habit forming or addictive?

    Ribavin Syrup does not cause addiction.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Ribavin Syrup can make you feel drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Ribavin Syrup is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Ribavin Syrup is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Ribavin Syrup Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ribavin Syrup

    Some foods when eaten with Ribavin Syrup can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ribavin Syrup

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ribavin Syrup and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 804

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Copegus® (ribavirin)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Rebetol® (ribavirin)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Ibavyr® (ribavirin)

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