WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF RIBAVIN 200 MG CAPSULES ?
nausea, flu-like symptoms, tiredness; fever, chills or shaking; headache; mood changes, feeling irritable; muscle pain; or stomach pain, vomiting, loss of appetite.
Call your doctor at once if you have :
problems with your vision; severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; stabbing chest pain, wheezing, feeling short of breath; severe depression, thoughts about suicide, or thoughts about hurting someone else; signs of serious anemia--pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, confusion or weakness; or other signs of low blood cell counts--fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, swollen gums, mouth sores, skin sores, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, feeling light-headed.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS RIBAVIN 200 MG CAPSULES ?
Ribavin is an antiviral that belongs to a class of medications called nucleoside analogues. It inhibits an enzyme RNA polymerase which is essential for viral replication and thus decreases the amount of Hepatitis C virus in the body thereby resulting in less liver damage and improved liver function.